The institute of oceanographic sciences biology programme in the porcupine seabight : background and general introduction

@inproceedings{Rice1991TheIO,
  title={The institute of oceanographic sciences biology programme in the porcupine seabight : background and general introduction},
  author={A. L. Rice and David S. M. Billett and Michael H. Thurston and Richard Stephen Lampitt},
  year={1991}
}
An intensive investigation of the benthic biology of the Porcupine Seabight, to the south-west of Ireland, was carried out by biologists from the Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory (IOSDL) between 1977 and 1986. More than 400 benthic samples were obtained during the study using towed gears and corersover the depth range 200 to 4500 m. Transect and time-lapse photography was used extensively. This paper summarises the techniques employed and provides an analysis of the depth… CONTINUE READING

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