Levantine Sea

Levantine Sea

 

the name for the part of the Mediterranean Sea between Cyprus and the neighboring shore of Asia.

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Mesoscale Lagrangian phosphate-enrichment experiments conducted in Levantine Sea support this conclusion (Psarra et al.
Phytoplankton response to a Lagrangian phosphate addition in the Levantine Sea (Eastern Mediterranean).
Lakkotrypis said Total knew from the beginning that it "was operating in a high-risk area" for which no "special" seismic data existed like in the case of the Levantine Sea, the easternmost part of the Mediterranean, on the other side of the Eratosthenes mount, which lies 100 kilometres south of the western part of Cyprus.
In Turkey which has coastlines of notable length in the Black Sea Aegean Sea and Levantine Sea as well as harbors the Marmara Sea within the Straits Complex tintinnids have been studied according to mainly their lorica shapes.
The highest number of tintinnid morpho- species were obtained from Aegean and Levantine seas.
Huge untapped gas deposits almost 20,000 feet below the surface of the Levantine Sea could be a life-changer for debt-crippled Cyprus and candidates in Sunday's presidential election are rushing to reap political gains.
2001) updated out of a total of about 6 000 benthic invertebrate species in the Mediterranean, about 67% (4 030) are found in the western Mediterranean, 38% (2 262) in the Adriatic Sea, 35% (2 119) in the Central Mediterranean, 44% (2 637) in the Aegean, and 28% (1 658) in the Levantine Sea.
State of the papers reviewed above shows that the Cilician shelf particularly large area of Levantine Sea has not been considered with regard of the soft-bottom megafauna.
Conomurex persicus is widespread over the shallow waters of the Levantine Sea after being introduced in 1978 (Nicolay and Manoja 1983, Galil and Zenetos 2002).
In the Aegean and the Levantine seas (Eastern Mediterranean), although the historical records report 17 damaging tsunamis during the last 2500 years, the geological records of the paleotsunamis revealed so far in the region are far from providing information useful for reliable tsunami hazard assessments.