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Glass Sponge Opportunity in the Weddell Sea
July 16, 2013 | Alfred Wegener Institute

“The breakup and collapse of the Larsen A ice shelf in the western Weddell Sea in 1995 has resulted in fundamental changes to life on the sea bed in less than two decades. {…] Antarctic glass sponges have been the prime beneficiaries of the disappearance of the ice shelf.” Quoted from the Alfred Wegener Institute press release.


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