Antarctic Convergence

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Antarctic Convergence

[‚ant′ärd·ik kən′vər·jəns]
(oceanography)
The oceanic polar front indicating the boundary between the subantarctic and subtropical waters. Also known as Southern Polar Front.
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One of the strongest open ocean barriers in the world is the Antarctic Polar Front (APF), which isolates the Southern Ocean from warmer waters at lower latitudes and thus contributes to the high endemism found in the Southern Ocean (Thornhill et al.
Data from: Crossing the divide: admixture across the Antarctic Polar Front revealed by the brittle star Astrotoma agassizii.
Trophic relations of the cephalopod Martialia hyadesi (Teuthoidea: Ommastrephidae) at the Antarctic Polar Front.

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