New deep sea animal discoveries warrant expanded protections in Costa Rican waters

A three week expedition off the coast of Costa Rica has just expanded our knowledge of deep sea ecosystems in the region. Led by Dr. Erik Cordes, Temple University, the scientists aboard research vessel Falkor surveyed the continental margin for seamounts and natural gas seeps, where specialized biological communities are found. The seamounts extending from the mainland to the Cocos Islands National Park provide an important corridor for the animals occupying the area.

New deep sea animal discoveries warrant expanded protections in Costa Rican waters

A three week expedition off the coast of Costa Rica has just expanded our knowledge of deep sea ecosystems in the region. Led by Dr. Erik Cordes, Temple University, the scientists aboard research ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Phys.org

New deep sea animal discoveries warrant expanded protections in Costa Rican waters, Tue 12 Feb 19 from ScienceDaily

New deep sea animal discoveries warrant expanded protections in Costa Rican waters, Mon 11 Feb 19 from Eurekalert

Scientists discover 8 'amazing' new sea creatures in Costa Rica

Scientists on a mission to explore Costa Rican waters made incredible scientific discoveries along the way: identifying four new species of deep-sea corals and at least eight other sea creatures.

Wed 13 Feb 19 from FOXNews

5 new sea creatures discovered in Costa Rica 'amaze' scientists

During a 3-week expedition, scientists on a mission to explore Costa Rican waters made incredible scientific discoveries along the way: identifying four new species of deep-sea corals and six ...

Wed 13 Feb 19 from FOXNews

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