New Species Found in Remote Asian Sea?

Exotic Species Found in Remote Asian Sea
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A translucent jellyfish of the family Aequorea swims near the surface of Southeast Asia's Celebes Sea in October 2007.

The delicate jelly was among the hundred specimens recently collected by scientists studying the unexplored waters between Malaysia and the Philippines.

The research, conducted as part of the Inner Space Speciation Project, aims to document marine life in the remote sea, which plunges to depths of 16,500 feet (5,000 meters).

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—Photograph by Ocean Geographic Magazine through WHOI/ISSP/Michael Aw/HO/AP
 
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