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Voyage to the Bering Sea, New Species of Sponge Discovered

May 6, 2008 / No Comments

During a research voyage to the Bering Sea in the summer of 2007 the guys at Greenpeace came out with an interesting discovery. A new species of sponge was found in the depths of the underwater canyons (Pribilof Canyon), a unique habitat that we don't know much about except that fishing methods like bottom trawling may destroy it. They named ...