Study: Dead whales, sunken logs boost ocean-floor biodiversity

01/14/2013 | Our Amazing Planet

Sunken logs, dead whales and other large structures on the ocean floor can play host to a huge biodiversity previously unexpected, according to a study from Germany's Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology. The researchers placed large logs on the floor of the Mediterranean Sea and returned a year later, finding a wealth of biodiversity, including a new species of bloodworm.

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