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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Bathykorus bouilloni

Caption: A new species of jellyfish, called Bathykorus bouilloni, was discovered by scientists working on the Arctic Ocean Diversity Project, which was part of the Census of Marine Life, a 10-year initiative to describe the distribution and diversity of ocean life. The census is drawing to a close this week.

Credit: Photo by Russ Hopcroft, University of Alaska Fairbanks

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