deep scattering layer


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deep scattering layer

[¦dēp ′skad·ə·riŋ ‚lā·ər]
(oceanography)
The stratified populations of organisms which scatter sound in most oceanic waters.
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IRONICALLY, THE TOOLS Kelly Benoit-Bird and Margaret McManus are employing in Hawaii to decipher the deep scattering layer were developed by the offshore oil and gas industry and the military.
This precarious balance tips back and forth across the food web of the deep scattering layer.
We know that the deep scattering layer in the Gulf of Mexico-like the DSL everywhere-supports huge numbers and biomass of life," says Benoit-Bird, who has spent time studying the Gulf's sperm whales.
Quantitative distribution of Pelagic shrimps in the deep scattering layers of the Indian EEZ.