Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
Happy Taxonomist Appreciation Day! While exploring the deep sea over the last 25 years, MBARI researchers have discovered and helped describe many new species, here are just a few: Clockwise from upper left: The big-fin squid, Magnapinna pacifica; bumpy jelly, Stellamedusa ventana; big red jelly, Tiburonia granrojo; bone-eating worms, Osedax spp.; the harp sponge, Chondrocladia lyra, the green siphonophore, Lilyopsis fluoracantha. Read more about all of these and more discoveries at www.mbari.org.

Happy Taxonomist Appreciation Day! While exploring the deep sea over the last 25 years, MBARI researchers have discovered and helped describe many new species, here are just a few:

Clockwise from upper left: The big-fin squid, Magnapinna pacifica; bumpy jelly, Stellamedusa ventana; big red jelly, Tiburonia granrojo; bone-eating worms, Osedax spp.; the harp sponge, Chondrocladia lyra, the green siphonophore, Lilyopsis fluoracantha.

Read more about all of these and more discoveries at www.mbari.org.

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