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An unidentified purple creature living in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California caught the close attention of researchers aboard the exploration vessel Nautilus, who watched a live feed from their underwater remotely operated vehicle. Based on the color and location of the animal, which the team identified as a kind of sea slug, the moment may represent the discovery of a new species. The Nautilus is on a four-month expedition for the Ocean Exploration Trust, a research and educational nonprofit founded by National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Robert Ballard.
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READ: Mysterious Purple Blob Found on Ocean Floor… What Is it?
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/07/mysterious-purple-blob-nautilus-california/

SEE: Live video from the Nautilus Exploration Program
http://www.nautiluslive.org/

Mysterious Purple Blob Surprises Scientists | National Geographic
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