What is the newest discovered species in the ocean?

What is the newest discovered species in the ocean?

A recently discovered deep-sea jellyfish is leaving scientists stunned. According to a video posted by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), the newly identified deep-sea jellyfish species — called Atolla reynoldsi — is part of the Atolla jellyfish family.

What is the newest sea animal discovered 2021?

Sea star. Another celebration of bright orange, this sea star is one of five new-to-science echinoderms from Rapa Nui (Easter Island) and New Caledonia described by scientist Christopher Mah in 2021. Echinoderms are a group of marine animals that include sea stars, sea urchins and sea cucumbers, among other creatures.

How many new species discovered 2016?

18,000 new species
Now meet the Top 10. Life on Earth is relentlessly diverse, and every year brings thousands of new examples. In 2016, science described around 18,000 new plant and animal species.

Who described 18000 species?

The Swedish Naturalist Carl von Linné (Linnaeus) – creator of the Linnaean system of species descriptions used by all taxonomists today.

What was the most recent primate discovery?

Popa langur
A new primate has been discovered in Myanmar and named The Popa langur (Trachypithecus popa). The new species was described after an extensive genetic and morphological study, crucially including a 100-year old specimen stored at London’s Natural History Museum.

What was found in the ocean recently 2022?

Scientists have discovered an “unusual” new species of deep-sea jellyfish living in the waters off the California coast. The creature, a type of Atolla jellyfish, was discovered by scientists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI).

What is the scariest thing in the ocean?

Here are the top creepy things and creatures you can find in the ocean:

  • Sarcastic fringehead.
  • Zombie worms.
  • Bobbit worms.
  • Giant squids.
  • Underwater rivers.
  • Goblin sharks.
  • Australian box jellyfish.
  • John Doe skeletons.

What is the newest planet discovered?

TOI-700 d, in January 2020, scientists announced the discovery of TOI 700 d, the first Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone detected by TESS. KOI-456.04, a planet in the habitable zone of Kepler-160. GJ 3470 c, the first exoplanet candidate fully discovered by amateur astronomers.

Are we still discovering new species?

Although North American mammals are among the most studied animals in the world, scientists are still finding new species and learning things about their basic ecology.

Are there new species being created?

Taxonomists (scientists that classify species) describe thousands and thousands of new extant (living) species every year, and 2021 has seen some amazing new discoveries, including impressive spiders in Papua New Guinea named after the activist Greta Thunberg and a tiny chameleon in Madagascar.