14 February 2006

 In pictures: Saba Bank's Expedition
Sea floor photo
The sea floor

An underwater mountain with some of the richest diversity of marine life in the Caribbean has been found by a team made up of scientists from various institutions.

The find was made in the Saba Bank Atoll, a coral-crowned seamount, 250km south-east of Puerto Rico in the Netherlands Antilles.

The researchers found on average one species a day during their expedition.

(Image: Diane Littler)

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