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New Sponge

This Bolosoma stalked glass sponge, seen while exploring Malulu Seamount, beginning near the summit at a depth of ~2,500 meters, may represent a new species.

 

Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2017 American Samoa.

 

Learn more about the expedition: oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1702/welcom...

 

[Source: oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1702/dailyu...]

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Taken on February 27, 2017