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Beyond Sunlight: Explorers Census 17,650 Ocean Species Between Edge of Darkness and Black Abyss


Offbeat  (tags: environment, census, marine life, protection, habitat )

Cher
- 3465 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Census of Marine Life scientists have inventoried an astonishing abundance, diversity and distribution of deep sea species that have never known sunlight - creatures that somehow manage a living in a frigid black world down to 5,000 metres (some 3 miles)



   

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Larry B (21)
Tuesday November 24, 2009, 8:26 am
Seems that over time, this number will only sky rocket.
 

Helena Dworeck (13)
Tuesday November 24, 2009, 11:05 am
Really interesting!
 
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