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Rock sponges of deep-water origin in Mediterranean marine caves

Added on: 2021-02-05 16:36:28 by Gerovasileiou, Vasilis
Rock sponges of deep-water origin were recorded for the first time in shallow marine caves of the North-Eastern Mediterranean Sea, including sponge masses that could be up to 769-909 years old! ...

Three new species of microscopic "dragons" from a submarine cave

Added on: 2020-06-16 13:29:11 by Yamasaki, Hiroshi
Three new mud dragons, Echinoderes gama, E. kajiharai and E. uozumii (Phylum Kinorhyncha), were discovered from the Daidokutsu cave in Iejima Island, Okinawa, Japan. ...

Marine cave species among the 10 remarkable new marine species from 2019

Added on: 2020-03-19 14:10:40 by Gerovasileiou, Vasilis
The bioluminescent brittle star Ophiopsila xmasilluminans which was recently discovered living in a marine cave on Christmas Island, NW Australia, was included in the annual list of the top-ten marine species described by researchers during the year 2019, that was released by the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) to coincide with World Taxonomist Appreciation day - March 19th! ...

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