Huge underwater canyon is home to amazing deep-sea creatures

March 24, 2015 1:37 PM

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Huge underwater canyon is home to amazing deep-sea creatures

A two-week-long seafaring mission off the coast of western Australia has helped illuminate a deep and dark underwater abyss the size of the Grand Canyon.

During the trip to Perth Canyon, researchers encountered countless deep-sea organisms, including Venus flytrap anemones and golden coral. They even found a lost piece of equipment — an autonomous ocean glider that had gone missing two years earlier.

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