New intelligent species discovered underwater

New intelligent species discovered underwater

Wild Card's progress: fully-fledged

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
CAPACITIES: Infrastructures

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
Support to new research infrastructures

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2025

Wild Card's description 
New technological advances in underwater submersivels allow further exploration of the oceans. Rather than searching space for new life forms, it becomes a great shock when a new intelligent species is discovered on the sea bed.