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Old 04-13-2010, 12:05 PM   #1
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Default Animals thrive without oxygen at sea bottom

Animals thrive without oxygen at sea bottom
Creatures found where only microbes and viruses were thought to survive.
Janet Fang
Published online 6 April 2010 | Nature 464, 825 (2010) | doi:10.1038/464825b

Animals thrive without oxygen at sea bottom : Nature News
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Living exclusively oxygen-free was thought to be a lifestyle open only to viruses and single-celled microorganisms. A group of Italian and Danish researchers has now found three species of multicellular animal, or metazoan, that apparently spend their entire lives in oxygen-starved waters in a basin at the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea.

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