Life in the deep

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The latest update of a marine life census reads like something Disney or Dr. Seuss might imagine. The report describes some of the thousands of species that live in the depths of the ocean. Scientists have found transparent sea cucumbers and tubeworms that feed on oil. And then there are �dumbos,� with large ear-like fins. Marco Werman talked with Jesse Ausubel of the Census of Marine Life project.

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