Antarctica Sea Mounts

** EMBARGOED TILL 1600 GMT SUNDAY MAY 18 ** In this undated photo released by New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), extended arms of millions of tiny mucus-coated starfish swirling in the undersea current to trap food, pictured in a major undersea mountain chain south of New Zealand. Marine scientist investigating the geology and biology of eight Macquarie Ridge seamounts, part of 1,400 kilometers (875 miles) of underwater volcanoes stretching south of New Zealand toward Antarctica and dormant for millions of years discovered the tens of millions of Brittlestars, a type of starfish, on the flat top of one undersea volcano a scene dubbed “Brittlestar City.” (AP Photo/NIWA, HO) ** EDITORIAL USE ONLY NO SALES **

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