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Sponges in Tasmania’s ‘twilight zone’ are bleaching for first time after marine heatwaves

Research has found sponges in deep water are being bleached by ocean warming. Image: UNSPLASH/Stefan

Olivia Rosane

Freelance Reporter, Ecowatch

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'IMAS marine science student Phoebe Gallagher identified the sponge bleaching above in Flinders Marine Park.' Image: University of Tasmania
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