Deep Sea Riches (image) European Geosciences Union Caption Left: The first species ever recovered from the deep sea. Center: Rockfish use deep-sea carbonate formations at Hydrate Ridge, US, as a refuge. Right: Deep-sea corals such as the one pictured are a source of jewelery and other riches. Credit SERPENT Project/D.O.B. Jones, L. Levin, UK's BIS Department Usage Restrictions Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike licence Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.