A Geographical Information System (GIS) Atlas of cephalopod distribution in the Southern Ocean

  title={A Geographical Information System (GIS) Atlas of cephalopod distribution in the Southern Ocean},
  author={Jos{\'e} C. Xavier and Paul G. K. Rodhouse and Philip N. Trathan and Andrew G. Wood},
  journal={Antarctic Science},
  pages={61 - 62}
The geographic distributions of many Antarctic cephalopod species are not well understood. Many may be influenced by physical factors such as watermasses, iceextent or bathymetry. For example, there is an apparent association of mesoscale oceanographic features with some species (Rodhouse et al. 1996). Such associations suggest certain physical factors in the environment that may be predictors of foraging locations for cephalopods and/or their predators. Improving our understanding of such… 
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