New Discoveries in Deep-Sea Biodiversity

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Researchers find deep-sea shrimp during undersea explorations that revealed thousands of new microbial species. NOAA Ocean Explorer hide caption

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Deep-sea Shrimp

Researchers find deep-sea shrimp during undersea explorations that revealed thousands of new microbial species.

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Researchers have discovered tens of thousands of new species of microbes living near deep-sea hydrothermal vents. A study examining DNA from underwater vents off the Oregon coast revealed a wealth of previously unreported species.

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