Large Seamount Areas

Seamount map

This image shows over 14,000 large seamounts identified from a mid-resolution bathymetric map, using methods outlined in Kitchingman and Lai (2005). There are more small seamounts, but their distribution should be roughly similar to that shown here.

Kitchingman, A. and Lai, S (2004) Inferences on Potential Seamount Locations from Mid-Resolution Bathymetric Data. Pp. 7-12 In: Morato, T. and Pauly, D. (eds.) Seamounts: Biodiversity and Fisheries. Fisheries Centre Research Reports 12(5), University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

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