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Four new species of giant single-celled organisms discovered on Pacific seafloor
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Four new species of giant single-celled organisms discovered on Pacific seafloor

Published: June 24, 2020  |  3 min read, 573 words
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Two new genera and four new species of giant, single-celled xenophyophores (protozoans belonging to a group called the foraminifera) were discovered in the deep Pacific Ocean during a joint project between scientists at the National Oceanography Centre, UK (NOC), the University of Hawai'i, and the University of Geneva. 'Moana' has inspired the name Moanammina for one of the new genera, while the second has been named Abyssalia in recognition of its abyssal habitat.The species were described, based on morphology and genetic data, from specimens collected with the University of Hawai'i's... READ MORE
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