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Outer Edge 'Twilight Zone' on Great Barrier Reef Yields Hundreds of New Species


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Brian Williams

Source: The Courier-Mail

May 20, 2011


"A series of coral-rich deepwater reefs have been discovered off the Queensland coast in what scientists have dubbed the Great Barrier Reef twilight zone.


The reefs in water up to 150m have remained unexplored simply because they are not accessible to most scuba divers.


James Cook University researchers used an underwater robot to look along the Barrier Reef shelf-edge.


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