Cnidarians: Deep Sea Research


The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute launches an expedition to explore the depths of the ocean in search of cnidarians. Scientists find that jellyfish and other cnidarians are dominant in both moderate depths and the deep parts of the ocean.

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Scientists and engineers with different abilities collaborate to contribute to deep sea research.

The deep sea is the largest place on earth and it provides diverse habitats for millions of animals. An incredible diversity of cnidarians have successfully adapted to this deep sea environment.

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Finding new life forms is exciting. It's fun. It's part of the payoff of doing this kind of research. -- Bruce Robison