In contrast, the equatorward Benguela Current
off the coast of southern Africa is met by the warmer waters of the poleward Angola Current, forming the Angola-Benguela Front (ABF) that migrates seasonally between 15[degrees] and 17[degrees]S.
The Benguela Current
, off our west coast, supports large quantities of fish, while the Agulhas Current, off our east coast, has a smaller quantity of fish, but a greater diversity of species.
The last-mentioned two regions are affected by the warmer Agulhas current, while the first one is kept cool through action of the cold Benguela current
(Allanson & Baird 2008).
South Africa: The government has signed and adopted the new Benguela Current
Commission with Angola and Namibia, to work together in marine conservation.
Clark met officials of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism on Thursday and traveled to the Erongo Region for a meeting with the Benguela Current
Commission (BCC) in Swakopmund.
The mystical Skeleton Coast, influenced by the Benguela current
, is rich in stories of shipwrecks and adventure and is home to dolphins, seals, and more than 50,000 species of birds, including the South African flamingos that spend their winters there.
Here, the cool ocean breezes generated by the cold Benguela current
running up from Antarctica collides with a wall of barren desert sand that stretches for hundreds of miles, stifling rainfall, but creating a brief and dense morning fog.
The worst situation I ever got into was in the Benguela Current
, where the Indian Ocean converges with the Atlantic off Capetown, South Africa.
Variability of plankton with reference to fish variability in the Benguela Current
Large Marine Ecosystem.
This high level of primary production forms the base of the food web, which is remarkably similar in all four of the main EBCSs (Humboldt Current, Canary Current, Benguela Current
, and California Current).
32 In which ocean does the major Benguela Current
The Benguela Current
LME (BCLME) is a large coastal upwelling off the shores of South Africa, Namibia and Angola.