The ATLAS project discovers 12 new deep-sea species

The ATLAS project discovers 12 new deep-sea species

January 6, 2021
Science

The ATLAS project is one of the largest oceanic research projects in the world and promotes collaboration in deep sea trans-Atlantic research, innovation and management.

In 2019, ATLAS scientists boarded the CCGS Amundsen to explore the depths of the North Atlantic Ocean. They mapped oceanic currents and used remotely operated vehicles (ROV) to discover new species of fish, deep-water corals and other invertebrate sponge species.

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