The ‘Yellowstone of the Atlantic Ocean’ could become the first underwater national monument on the East Coast — Quartz

The Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts is an underwater ecological hotspot about 150 miles off the coast of Cape Cod. It’s a thriving, incredibly diverse biological ecosystem, where hundreds of species of fish and invertebrates swarm over underwater mountains called seamounts. Several canyons there plunge into black depths teeming with a broad array of life, including…

via The ‘Yellowstone of the Atlantic Ocean’ could become the first underwater national monument on the East Coast — Quartz

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