Oldest Living Marine Organism – Deep Sea Corals

April 6, 2009 / No Comments

Deep-sea corals about 400 meters off the coast of the Hawaiian Islands are believed to be much older than once thought.  They might even be the oldest living sea organism. "Researchers from Lawrence Livermore, Stanford University and the University of California at Santa Cruz have determined that two groups of Hawaiian deep-sea corals are far older than previously recorded." [caption id="attachment_4409" ...