Scientists just discovered 3 new kinds of carnivorous sponge in the deep ocean

January 19th, 2021,, 18/01/2021, Jacinta Bowler
Even though we know the deep sea is weird, ‘carnivorous sea sponges’ still sound like something from a sci-fi movie. And yet, researchers just announced the discovery of three new such species off the coast of Australia. […] Nearly every species of carnivorous sponge found in Australia was discovered during a CSIRO RV Investigator Voyage in 2017, showing just how important these deep-sea investigations are.

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