Breeding Grounds

Behold! Scientists reveal fish nest network 4 times the area of Manhattan under Antarctic ice

OK, then.

Alfred Wegener Institute / PS124 AWI OFOBS team

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Despite near-freezing water, the Weddell Sea off the coast of Antarctica is teeming with life.

Alfred Wegener Institute / PS124 AWI OFOBS team

Creatures like sea spiders, sea cucumbers, and myriad species of fish have adapted to life in this extremely dark, cold climate.