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Ice-loving sea anemones discovered in Antarctica

January 16, 2014

a new species of sea anemone Engineers using a camera-equipped robot to explore the waters beneath 250 meters of ice discovered thousands of small sea anemones living on the underside of the ice. Full Story

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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