Scientists have found that the darkest and deepest parts of our oceans are teeming with life. But how exactly do they survive down there?
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“The robot belongs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Okeanos Explorer, which is now several weeks into a nearly three-month expedition to explore the mysterious deep-water areas around the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.”
‘Supergiant’ Crustaceans Found in Deep Sea
“Scientists on an expedition to sample a deep-sea trench got a surprise when their traps brought back seven giant crustaceans glimpsed only a handful of times in human history. The ‘supergiant’ amphipods are more than 20 times larger than their typical crustacean relatives.”
What Does it Take to Live at the Bottom of the Ocean?
“In the deepest depths it is pitch-dark, the water is freezing cold and the pressure is pulverising. Yet animals somehow survive in this most extreme environment.”
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