For Biology students in the College of Creative Studies at the University of California Santa Barbara.
Saturday, January 24, 2009
This newly discovered carnivorous sea squirt traps fish and other prey in its funnel-like front section Tethered to the seafloor over two miles down the 20-inch sea squirt is one of the deepest-dwelling animals ever found in Australia. The new species is one of many new deep-sea creatures discovered on a recent expedition that used a remotely operated vehicle. National Geographic has more details and photographs.