15 million years ago, Pohang was a deep sea… Deep sea spider starfish fossil found

The fossil of a group of spider starfish living mainly in the deep sea was discovered for the first time in the Pohang region of Gyeongsangbuk-do. It is interpreted as evidence showing the possibility that the Pohang area was a deep sea during the Cenozoic. An international joint research team, including professor Nam Nam-su of Science Education at Gongju National University of Education, announced on the 24th, “Several spider starfish were found fossilized at once in the Cenozoic mudstone in the 15 million-year-old Pohang area.” Spider starfish turned into a starfish in Pohang


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