Video: Record-Breaking Sea-Creature Surveys Released
See some of the deep-sea stars of a new "roll call"—thousands of ocean species found during recent expeditions. Video.
The Census of Marine Life has released the most comprehensive inventory of ocean life ever created. See some of the deep-sea stars of the "roll call," and find out which regions are the most diverse—and threatened.
The Census of Marine Life has released the most comprehensive inventory of life in the ocean to date.
It's an unprecedented database of marine species living in 25 key ocean areas around the world.
The findings, published in the open-access scientific journal PLoS ONE describe species found in oceanic regions ranging from icy Antarctic waters…
To the Tropics
To temperate waters throughout the world.
And the Arctic.
The study found that some of the largest and best-known sea-creatures make up only a tiny portion of the ocean's biodiversity.
Animals like whales, seals,