Angria Bank, where new coral reef site has been discovered recently,

Angria Bank, where new coral reef site has been discovered recently, is in ___?
[A]Arabian Sea
[B]Indian Ocean
[C]Java Sea
[D]Bay of Bengal

Arabian Sea
The scientists of the National Institute of Oceanography have discovered new coral reef site in Arabian Sea, some 100-110 kms of the coastal districts of Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg of Maharashtra. The place is known as Angria Bank, named after famous Maratha Admiral Kanhoji Angre, who is known to have fought a battle there. “The peculiarity of Angria Bank corals is that it is in the middle of the sea. Unlike other corals which are either coastal in nature like the Gulf of Mannar or the Andaman and Nicobar corals which are island corals, the Angria Bank is in the middle of the sea.

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