Observations on the ecology of deep-sea bottom-living fishes collected off northwest Africa (08°–27°N)

@article{Merrett1980ObservationsOT,
  title={Observations on the ecology of deep-sea bottom-living fishes collected off northwest Africa (08°–27°N)},
  author={N. Merrett and N. B. Marshall},
  journal={Progress in Oceanography},
  year={1980},
  volume={9},
  pages={185-244}
}
Abstract The ecology of bottom-living fishes was investigated from a series of collections off northwest Africa in the area 08°–27°N and 14°–30°W from sounding of 261–6059 m. The variety of sampling gear included epibenthic sledges, a semi-balloon otter trawl, benthic traps and longlines. A total of 92 operations collected more than 4600 specimens of at least 148 species. The catches of both types towed gear were shown to have a high degree of similarity, but sampled a different spectrum of… Expand
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