Secrets of the Sea

McClure, Laura
December 2006
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;12/1/2006, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p3
The article reports that 52 new species of ocean creatures have been discovered by scientists in the Bird's Head Seascape, off the coast of Indonesia. The discoveries include 24 species of fish, 20 species of corals and 8 species of shrimp. However, experts are worried that the creatures are in trouble of becoming extinct due to overfishing in the area.


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