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A New Species of Sea Anemone Living in the Underside of the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica

Caption: A new species of sea anemone, Edwardsiella andrillae, is observed living anchored in the ice at the underside of the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica-- one anemone with an unidentified organism, nicknamed the "eggroll" holding on to it.

Credit: Dr. Frank R. Rack, ANDRILL Science Management Office, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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