Five New Species of Spiky Sea Snails Discovered, One Named after Joe Strummer

A group of marine biologists headed by Dr Robert Vrijenhoek from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute has described five new species of deep water Alviniconcha snails from the Western Pacific and the Indian Ocean. Snails in the genus Alviniconcha belong to the family Provannidae. These deep-sea animals live in the hottest and most acidic [...] —> Read More Here


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