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Extraordinary expedition uncovers over 5,000 new ocean species in the pacific

In a groundbreaking feat, an English expedition in the Pacific has revealed more than 5,000 previously unknown marine species, sparking excitement and wonder among scientists.The astounding discoveries include peculiar shellfish, carnivorous sponges, sea cucumbers, worms, and spiny invertebrates reminiscent of urchins.

Published in the prestigious journal Current Biology, the research reinforces the notion that our understanding of space far exceeds our knowledge of the deep ocean.

These remarkable findings were unearthed in the expansive Clarion-Clipperton Zone (CCZ), a pristine wilderness covering nearly four million square miles between Mexico and Hawaii.As the world eagerly awaits further exploration, these new species offer a glimpse into the astonishing biodiversity that thrives beneath the waves.

Source video: WONDER WORLD on YouTube

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