Benham Rise

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In May 2016, Oceana joined scientists from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the University of the Philippines (UP), in the 2016 expedition to Benham Rise. 

A dazzling array of soft and hard corals, fish, algae, and sponges comprised some of the biological diversity documented by marine scientists the week-long expedition to Benham Bank, the shallowest portion of Benham Rise.

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