New Species of Deep-Sea Coral found, reveals NOAA

November 6, 2014 6:22 PM

16 0

New Species of Deep-Sea Coral found, reveals NOAA

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) team has shared detailed information about the discovery of a new species of deep-sea coral in underwater canyons off the Northern California coast.

The scientists found the novel species in September. Using small submersibles, the researchers came across the coral near national marine sanctuaries off the coast of Sonoma County. The researchers affirmed that the four-inch white and red colored coral was discovered as much as 600 feet deep underw...

Read more

To category page

Loading...