isobath


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isobath

[′i·sə‚bath]
(oceanography)
A contour line connecting points of equal water depths on a chart. Also known as depth contour; depth curve; fathom curve.
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Here, most sightings of leatherbacks occur in summer, east of the 20 m isobath (Schroeder and Thompson, 1987).
The local artisanal trawl fleets fish within the 6-fm isobath in the Gulf of Paria close to their home ports, where they usually land most of their catch (Maharaj, 1989).
There was a strong decrease in the probability of a pilot whale interaction with increasing distance from the 200-m isobath (Fig.
For this analysis, we assumed that waters from the shallow subtidal to the 50-m isobath represented suitable habitat for juvenile recruits.
3A), an inner and mid-shelf group (stations 1-4), mainly inshore of the 30-m isobath, and an outer-shelf group (stations 4-7).
Larvae in this assemblage were distributed within the 20-m isobath and confined largely to stations classified as inner-shelf (Fig.
Each block was further subdivided into subsections designated by landmarks easily recognized from the deck of the survey vessel with an offshore extent bounded by the 30-m isobath (Figure 1).
Therefore, it is important that around the Grand Banks we have a good definition of the FOS and also of the location of the 2500 m isobath.
miles from the baseline or 100 nautical miles from the 2,500m isobath.
When a coastal state has more than one 2500-meter isobath, important for applying Article 76(5), (75) which should be used in the calculation of fixed points?