Introduction to DESCNA

DESCNA explores a mysterious world unknown to many – the world of the deep sea. Even though the deep sea provides the largest habitat on Earth, very little is known about the life and processes down there. Life in the deep sea has evolved under physical conditions very different from our own, and the various shapes and functions of the organisms draw your mind to what life on another planet might look like. Since plants and algae can't grow below 200 m, life in the deep sea is dependent on nutrients supplied from the water above. Lack of food is therefore common, and life has adapted towards efficient hunting while at the same time struggling not to end up as food themselves.
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