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Researchers discovered 107 new species in Gulf of Mexico

The taxonomy of the Gulf of Mexico, which is home to largest reserves of oil in the continental U.S., has grown more expansive thanks to recent discoveries made on the sea floor. In December 2014, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management released "Investigations of Chemosynthetic Communities on the Lower Continental Slope of the Gulf of … Continue reading Researchers discovered 107 new species in Gulf of Mexico

Researchers discovered 107 new species in Gulf of Mexico

The taxonomy of the Gulf of Mexico, which is home to largest reserves of oil in the continental U.S., has grown more expansive thanks to recent discoveries made on the sea floor. In December 2014, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management released “Investigations of Chemosynthetic Communities on the Lower Continental Slope of the Gulf of … Continue reading Researchers discovered 107 new species in Gulf of Mexico