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Meet the creepy critters of the Southern Ocean’s ‘twilight zone’ – ABC News

Rarely seen creatures from the depths of the Southern Ocean’s “twilight zone” are helping to shed light on how the ocean stores carbon, the role they play in storing…



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They are slimy, some of them are transparent and kind of creepy and you wouldn’t want to encounter one on an ocean swim, but luckily you never will.
Key points:

  • A CSIRO voyage to the Southern Ocean has examined the creatures that live in the ocean’s ‘twilight zone’
  • Scientists hope their findings will help them better understand the ocean’s ability to store carbon
  • The researchers are also looking at how climate change is impacting its carbon storage

These are the creatures of the Southern Ocean’s “twilight…

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