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Life in the abyss, more than “primordial monsters”

There was a reason if before 1872, when the Challenger Expedition was over, it was thought that the oceanic abyss was inhabited. How can a living being survive without solar energy and light and with an unbearable pressure? Then the British oceanographic study brought to light thousand of undiscovered species and that started a slow yet inexorable progress in scientific research, adding more and more pieces to the puzzle…