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Canada | New species of deep-sea sponge found in BC MPA

A University of Alberta research team has published a study on the discovery of a new sea sponge living off the coast of British Columbia.


The new species — called Desmacella hyalina — was discovered using an underwater robot that travelled along the ocean floor, surveying reefs and collecting samples.


https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/scientists-discover-new-sea-sponge-bc-coast-1.5650787

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