New Underwater Discovery Gives The Great Barrier Reef A Run For Its Money

Looks like one of the world’s most famous natural wonders has some pretty impressive competition.

This week, researchers in Australia announced the discovery of a coral reef with such diverse and thriving marine life, it rivals that of the Great Barrier Reef.

Using a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), an underwater video camera and virtual reality goggles, researchers uncovered a stunning deep-sea world of hard and soft coral, colorful sponge gardens and massive coral fans — all teeming with fish and marine invertebrates.

It took researchers three days to explore the never-before-seen habitats as part of read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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