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Colorful, diverse marine life discovered on seafloor near Indonesia

09-02-2010 10:09 BJT

A sea anemone hitches a ride on a hermit crab in one of the "rare and exciting"
new pictures released last week by a joint Indonesian-U.S. ocean expedition.
Scientists using cutting-edge technology to explore waters off Indonesia were
wowed by colorful and diverse images of marine life on the ocean floor-including
plate-sized sea spiders and flower-like sponges that appear to be carnivorous.
They predicted Thursday Aug. 26, 2010 that as many as 40 new plant and animal
species may have been discovered during the three-week expedition that ended Aug.
14. (Photo Source:sina/National Geographic)

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