Lynker’s Abigail Powell’s Rare Sponge Reef Discovery!

Lynker’s Marine Scientist, Abigail Powell, was part of a research team that made a recent discovery of a possible rare sponge reef found near the Channel Islands off the California coast. She recently presented the results of an autonomous underwater vehicle survey at this site at the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2022 which was subsequently featured in “New Scientist.” These vast mounds of mostly dead sponges stretch for hundreds of metres and are unlike anything the team has found before in the area! Check out the full article here: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2310010-watch-first-video-of-a-possible-rare-sponge-reef-found-near-california/