08 Jun '11, 7pm

Video of amazing underwater #ocean canyons, home to otherworldly marine life:

Video of amazing underwater #ocean canyons, home to otherworldly marine life:

Teeming with an astonishing variety and abundance of marine life, these canyons and seamounts are ocean oases. Their hard foundations make possible their most vibrant and vulnerable feature: a living seafloor of deep sea corals, rare sponges, and vivid anemones. Even as such deep sea coral ecosystems dwindle around the world, here there are tree-like Lophelia corals, gorgonian corals the color of bubblegum, and stony corals that have been growing for hundreds of years.

Full article: http://www.nrdc.org/oceans/canyons/default.asp

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