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Antarctica Icefish Breeding Colony

The deep sea scientists have found an icefish breeding colony in the Weddell sea of Antarctica. The scientific name of the icefish is Neopagrtopsis ionah. About the discovery The species was discovered in February 2021. However, their breeding nests were discovered recently. About the Ice Fish The blood of the ice fish is transparent in ..




Watermelon snow

Snow off coast of Antarctica’s northern-most peninsular region took on a reddish tinge over the past few weeks due to algal activity. What is watermelon snow? Watermelon snow or blood snow is a phenomenon by which the snow takes on a reddish or pinkish tinge. This is because of algae producing reddish pigments that act ..