Accession Number:

ADA574043

Title:

Continuing Investigations of the Relationship between Fin Whales, Zooplankton Concentrations and Hydrothermal Venting on the Juan de Fuca Ridge

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept.

Corporate Author:

WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE SCHOOL OF OCEANOGRAPHY

Report Date:

2012-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

We are investigating the potential correlation between fin whale tracks, enhanced zooplankton concentrations and hydrothermal vents above the Juan de Fuca Ridge. Our goal is to understand the influences of globally distributed hydrothermal plumes on the trophic ecology of the deep ocean.

Subject Categories:

  • Biological Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE