New Mollusk Species Found in Philippines

Panglao Island, Philippines:

It may be true--appr 6,000 species of mollusks and over 1,200 species of decapod crustaceans--have been found and are in process of being studied to be positive that the novel critters are really new to science. The area was surveyed in 2005-05 by volunteers from 80 countries.

Don't know about you, but I'm as pleased as can be! Good work!

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