PHOTOS Chinese scientists discover 'seabed gardens' in Mariana Trench

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Chinese scientists discover 'seabed gardens' in Mariana Trench

Xinhua

22:56, May 29, 2019

Chinese scientists aboard research vessel Kexue (Science) photographed several "seabed gardens" with colorful corals and sponges on Tuesday in a seamount of Mariana Trench, located in the western Pacific Ocean. (Photos: Xinhua)

The coral gardens were discovered in the east ridge of the seamount in the south of the Mariana Trench, the deepest place of the earth, by a remote operated vehicle (ROV).

Photo taken on May 28, 2019 shows a seabed garden shot by China's remote operated vehicle (ROV), Discovery, in a seamount in the south of the Mariana Trench.

Photo taken on May 28, 2019 shows a seabed garden shot by China's remote operated vehicle (ROV), Discovery, in a seamount in the south of the Mariana Trench.

Photo taken on May 28, 2019 shows a seabed garden shot by China's remote operated vehicle (ROV), Discovery, in a seamount in the south of the Mariana Trench.

Photo taken on May 28, 2019 shows a seabed garden shot by China's remote operated vehicle (ROV), Discovery, in a seamount in the south of the Mariana Trench.

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