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bathymetry

[bə′thim·ə·trē]
(engineering)
The science of measuring ocean depths in order to determine the sea floor topography.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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We made no attempt to estimate the percentage of C type dives, because most male dives on FFAs appear to be bathymetrically constrained, making it difficult to distinguish these dives from flat-bottom dives.
The reasons for these differences in relative catch weight are unclear, but may be due to geographically and bathymetrically concentrated commercial fishing effort.
Both are bathymetrically channeled towards Point Hope (ca.
The first is a representative sampling of the population both latitudinally and bathymetrically, and over a time frame of decades.
5C) were also widespread, both geographically and bathymetrically. Although much more rarely encountered than the aforementioned species, B.