As ice melts, glass sponges invade Antarctica

Glass sponges hit Antarctica.

As ice melts, glass sponges invade Antarctica

Science Recorder | Delila James | Friday, July 12, 2013

There is a surprising population explosion of Antarctic glass sponges over the past several years, according to a new study published today (July 11) in the journal Current Biology. Scientists, who had long assumed that these marine creatures grew very slowly, were amazed to find that the sponges doubled in biomass and tripled in number between 2007 and 2013... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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