Photo of a typical glass sponge community in Antarctica's eastern Weddell Sea, in an area not covered by ice shelves. Its biodiversity is still much higher in comparison to the study site in the ... more 
Photo of a typical glass sponge community in Antarctica's eastern Weddell Sea, in an area not covered by ice shelves. Its biodiversity is still much higher in comparison to the study site in the Western Weddell Sea, which is covered by sea ice less 
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LiveScience.com | Photo By Thomas Lundalv, Alfred-Wegener-Institut
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 12:05 PM EDT