Gap Fill - Antarctic Icefish - Level 5


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Scientists have made a surprising in Antarctica - the world's largest breeding for fish. Researchers from a German marine institute came across the fish while mapping the Antarctic . They discovered schools of around 60 million icefish breeding in an area 240 square kilometers in size. The researchers had been towing cameras to a of 530 metres under the sea for . A deep-sea biologist said: "The that such a huge breeding area of icefish in the Weddell Sea was undiscovered is totally ."

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