oceanite

oceanite

[′ō·shə‚nīt]
(petrology)
A picritic basalt in which olivine is a great deal more abundant than plagioclase.
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A Wilson's Storm-Petrel, Oceanites oceanicus, in flight
Throughout June and July, Wilson's Petrels Oceanites oceanicus had been well represented and numbers had risen to a maximum count of 45 on 28th June.
But it's wrong to say that the Adelie gang are moving out, because Adelies are site-specific nesters, according to Ron Naveen, founder of Oceanites, a US-based science and educational foundation.
He's also the founder and president of Oceanites (OHshun-AYE-tees), the nonprofit funding organ for the Antarctic Site Inventory.
Next year, conditions permitting, an Oceanites team will return to this same boulder and count again.
Nidificacion y habitat del petrel de Wilson Oceanites oceanicus en Punta Cierva, Costa de Danco, Peninsula Antartica.
Research conducted by Oceanites, a non-profit organisation based in the US, supports the view that tourism has had little or no negative effect on animal or plant life--yet.
Petrels (Oceanodroma, Oceanites, Pelagodroma, Halocyptena, Nesofregetta) are also found at all latitudes except in the Arctic.