Marine Mammal Sightings in Southern Ocean

Jeyabaskaran, R and Vivekanandan, E (2011) Marine Mammal Sightings in Southern Ocean. In: Dr. S Jones Centenary Colloquium on 'Challenges in Marine Mammal Conservation & Research in the Indian Ocean', 26-27 August 2011, Kochi.

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    Abstract

    The Southern Ocean (SO) comprises more than 10% of the world's oceans and plays a substantial role in the Earth System. In total, it covers an area of 34.8 million km2. The shelves around Antarctica are on average 450 - 500 m deep, but exceed 1000 m in places. Of the total SO area. the continental shelf (~1000m in depth) covers 4. 59 million km2, the continental slope (1000 - 3000 m in depth) covers 2.35 million km2 and the deep sea (23000 m in depth) covers approximately 27.9 million km2 (Clarke and Johnston, 2003). Sea ice covers roughly half of the Southern Ocean during winter and approximately 10% during the summer.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine Mammal; Sightings; Southern Ocean; Conservation; lndia
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Conservation
    Marine Mammals
    CMFRI
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2013 08:22
    Last Modified: 31 Mar 2017 09:05
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9192

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