Celtic Sea


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Celtic Sea

the relatively shallow part of the Atlantic Ocean lying between S Ireland, SW Wales, Cornwall, and W Brittany
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The smooth hammerhead - sphyrna zygaena in Latin - was spotted during a survey of herring stocks in an area of the Celtic Sea by scientists from the Marine Institute based in Galway.
These two robotic vehicles will now work together over the next three weeks to investigate why the Celtic deep area of the Celtic sea is particularly attractive to marine predators, such as dolphins and seabirds.
According to the document, a study based on samples in 27 oceanographic cruises concluded that plastics -- mainly plastic bags and bottles -- accounted for more than 70 per cent of total debris in the Baltic Sea, the North Sea, the Celtic Sea, the Bay of Biscay and different areas in the north-western basin of the Mediterranean Sea and the Adriatic Sea.
RAW PEANUT SAUCE 3/4 cup raw peanuts 1 cup filtered water 1 Tbsp agave or 1 date, soaked and pitted Dash cayenne pepper 2 tsp paprika Pinch Celtic sea salt 1.
In preparation for the event at the Irish Embassy in London, he said he had a discussion with one of BP's exploration directors about the "three principal basins" - the North Celtic Sea, the Porcupine basin and the Rockall Trough.
Stocks in EU waters of the North-East Atlantic that were not overexploited in 2012 were as follows: blue whiting (North-East Atlantic), cod (Celtic Sea, English Channel, Eastern Baltic), sole (Skagerrak, Kattegatt and Baltic Sea, Western English Channel, Southwest Ireland and Celtic Sea), haddock (North Sea, Skagerrak and Kattegatt, Rockall, West of Scotland), herring (North Sea, West of Scotland, Irish Sea, Celtic Sea, Western Baltic, Bothnian Bay and Bothnian Sea), megrims (North Sea and West of Scotland), Norway lobster (Skagerrak and Kattegatt, North Sea, West of Scotland), plaice (North Sea), saithe (North Sea, West of Scotland), sprat (Baltic Sea), spurdog (all areas) and whiting (Celtic Sea).
Increasing catch quotas for Channel plaice by 26% and sole by 6%, Celtic Sea whiting by 29%, Irish Sea herring by 5%, West of Scotland prawns by 18% and Irish Sea prawns by 6%; ?
The rockfall, caused by coastal erosion, took place at Dead Man's Cove, which juts out into the Celtic Sea near Redruth.
Among their topics are the structural framework, regional development, the history of oil and gas exploration, Permian and Triassic stratigraphy, Cenozoic stratigraphy, Celtic Sea basins, Atlantic margin basins, Northern Ireland and Irish Sea basins, and the future outlook.
Earlier in March, Polarcus announced a contract for a 3D seismic survey in the Celtic Sea off the Irish coast for Providence Resources.
Providence Resources PLC (PZQA.DB), an Ireland-based oil and gas exploration and production company, has increased its equity stake in, and assumed Operatorship of, the Barryroe oil discovery in the North Celtic Sea, offshore Ireland.