Spotlight 6: Davidson seamount

Oceanography
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Abstract

Davidson Seamount is located about 80 km off the central California coast in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. It is one of the better-explored seamounts in the world, having been sampled and observed during 32 dives by the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Tiburon. These dives mapped the bottom substrate and biological communities, and collected over 280 rock samples and nearly as many benthic animals.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Spotlight 6: Davidson seamount
Series title Oceanography
DOI 10.5670/oceanog.2010.78
Volume 23
Issue 1
Year Published 2010
Language English
Publisher Oceanography Society
Contributing office(s) Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center
Description 2 p.
First page 126
Last page 127