Weird New Animals From Antarctica's Deep Seas

Pictures of New Antarctic Deep-Sea Species
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This unusually shaped organism, a male Munna, was snagged during a deep-sea expedition in the waters around Antarctica between 2002 and 2005.

Munna and more than 700 new species discovered during the research efforts provide some of the first insights into the biodiversity of the oceans around Antarctica, long an enigma to scientists.

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—Photograph by Wiebke Brökeland/German Centre for Marine Biodiversity (DZMB)
 
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