NOAA discovers new coral species off California coast

November 6, 2014 6:13 PM

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NOAA discovers new coral species off California coast

The deep-sea find also included a nursery area for catsharks and skates.

It was the first thorough exploration of the cold, oxygen-rich waters north of Bodega Head, a small promontory that lies along the California's Sonoma coast just 70 miles north of San Francisco. The research team used mini robotic subs to make multiple dives. The submersibles were outfitted with a v...

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