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Watch: Unexpected Finds in Tenerife

Potential new ocean species found on expedition to explore deep waters of Macaronesia.

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Check out stunning footage of ocean explorers making unexpected finds during the ongoing Ocean Census Macaronesia Expedition off the coast of Tenerife. Several potentially new ocean species, not previously known to science, have been found and are now being studied by regional experts.

“In 50 years, I have described 977 new species, five families and 37 genus. In all this time, I have never found such an incredible animal like before. It’s incredible.”

Jesús Ángel Ortea Rato, Taxonomist

The expedition is part of the Ocean Census mission to find and protect marine life before it’s too late. You can help to raise awareness of the importance of marine life – share the film with friends & colleagues:

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