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410. 

A new species called 'Bathynomus raksasa'(Described as "cockroach of the sea") has been discovered in which ocean?

[A]. Indian Ocean
[B]. Bay of Bengal
[C]. Pacific Ocean
[D]. South China Sea

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

A team of researchers led by Peter Ng from Singapore confirmed the discovery of a new species called 'Bathynomus raksasa'(Described as "cockroach of the sea"). The scientists reported their findings in the biodiversity research journal 'ZooKeys'. The researchers found the new species in 2018 during a deep-sea survey off of the coast of Banten, Western Java, Indonesia (Indian Ocean).

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