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Corals shelter Tasmania has hundreds of unknown creatures

Кораллы Тасмании приютили сотни неизведанных видов существ Loud the discovery was made by a group of Australian scientists.

Experts from Australia included in the group of CSIRO researchers, analyzed the bottom of Tasmania in the southern part with deep-sea camera.

On the seabed was seen a place with beautiful corals in which was hidden a huge number of unknown creatures. So, scientists have discovered more than a hundred new species of mollusks, crabs and fish. Also, experts have discovered a previously known species, but almost unknown due to their rarity. Among these creatures it is possible to allocate a shark-Ghost of the Atlantic bolshegruzov and bioluminescent squid.

The study lasted four weeks. During this time the unit CSIRO “Investigator” was able to explore the seabed of the reserve of the Commonwealth of the Huon. It is noteworthy that the area people did not visit for 20 years. Today, the area is closed to all fishing ships.

Corals actively restored after human interference. We can also note the presence of seamounts, the highest object reaches a height of 1250 metres.

Scientists were able to take samples of marine life: lobster with incredibly long claws species Uroptychus litosus, pale pink lobster, polychaete Eunicidae worm, starfish Gorgonocephalidae etc.

Кораллы Тасмании приютили сотни неизведанных видов существ
Кораллы Тасмании приютили сотни неизведанных видов существ

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