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What is the deep sea like?

22/06/2023 06:55 PM | Click to read full article

Giant squids, once considered mythical creatures, were photographed in 2004, and the discovery of over 5,000 new species in the Pacific Ocean has further unveiled the secrets of the deep sea. Scientists exploring the Clarion-Clipperton Zone, an area targeted for deep-sea mining, identified numerous previously unknown species, with 92% of the catalogued species being new to science. The deep sea remains mostly unexplored, holding immense potential for further discoveries.