Fossilized deep-sea skeletons (image) University of Hawaii at Manoa Share Print E-Mail Caption Deep sea fossilized skeletons from 45 million years ago found in sediment cores provide scientists means to date cores and to infer past ocean chemistry, temperature and more. Credit Stanley A. Kling. Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs Usage Restrictions Image may only be used with appropriate caption and credit. Share Print E-Mail 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.