Scientists Discovered Fishes in the Antarctic Waters

January 23, 2015 11:32 PM

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Although the Antarctic water, beneath the thick ice sheets, seems unfit for the survival of fishes, a new discovery has proved that such life forms actually flourish in the cold and dark underwater world of Antarctica. Recently scientists have discovered fish, crustaceans and jellyfish in one such region by drilling through nearly 2,500 feet of Antarctic ice and then using a submersible camera to observe the life forms thriving there.

Lawek Tulaczyk, a glaciologist at the University of California, Santa Cruz and a chief scientist on the drilling project mentioned that the ecosystem was found beneath the Ross Ice Shelf which is 530 miles (850 kilometers) from the open ocean. The place has been described as one of the most extreme ...

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