In pictures: Marine life census
Sea slug (nudibranch)

The survey, by researchers from the Museum of Tropical Queensland, is the first systematic inventory of soft corals and the many beautiful creatures living in their surrounding ecosystems.

The four-year census took place at islands off the Great Barrier Reef, and at Ningaloo Reef.

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