15 February 2006

Sunken treasure, too

The Beeb reports that Saba Bank Atoll, a coral-crowned seamount in the Dutch Antilles, yielded a new species “every day” of a two-week dive, including two species of gobi with a sucker in place of pelvic fins. Saba is near unique in that it is not associated with exposed land, so does not suffer the damage typically associated with that.

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