May 31, 2009 Census of Marine Life

Census of Marine LifeCensus of Marine Life

How many fish are in the sea? That's the goal of the Census of Marine Life.
Now in its eighth year, the Census, is discovering 1400 new species of
animal and plant life each year.

Ron O'Dor of Dalhousie University has convinced more than 2000 scientists
from 80 countries that they should do the counting. Some of
those scientists are doing their work in the Bay of Fundy.

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