Deep sea discoveries

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Presenter: Jason Hall-Spencer

Published: January 2010

Age: 14-19 and upwards

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Type: Lectures

Source/institution: Royal Society

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Recent underwater images show that the deep sea realm of the British Isles is nothing like the monotonous expanse of mud that many people imagine. Spectacular coral reefs, once thought to be restricted to the tropics, are now known to occur in the chilly waters of the UK and right up into Arctic waters.