Read about it: http://funadvice.com/r/15lp7823j8l
I watched a documentary expedition of a team of scientists on TV that were in the antartic exploring so I don't know if this is the same expidition or another. I have to agree with Annie that it is only a new species to us but they've been around all along. That team had many problems because of the cold and how it factored into equipment. Also it was a dangerous embarking that required finding a highly seasoned sea captain willing to even risk it. What made it so treacherous was not only the ice bergs but that ice turns solid in a heartbeat there and can incase the boat with no way out, leaving them stranded. Given the harsh difficulties and risks involved for man to explore ...I suspect there is much more to be discovered in what has managed to thrive there.
I think they have been there. They just now had the courage to go down that far.
Or in that climate rather