This Minivan-Sized Sea Sponge Is Thought To Be Planet's Largest

May 28, 2016 2:15 AM

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This Minivan-Sized Sea Sponge Is Thought To Be Planet's Largest

The ancient brain-like organism was found at a depth of 7,000 feet in waters off Hawaii.

The discovery, made last summer by a team of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists aboard the agency's 224-foot Okeanos Explorer, is documented in a report published this week in the journal Marine Biodiversity.

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