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dc.contributor.author Raymore, Paul A Jr en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-02-10T02:04:30Z en_US
dc.date.available 2008-02-10T02:04:30Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1982-01 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Paymore PA Jr. 1982. Photographic investigations on three seamounts in the Gulf of Alaska. Pac Sci 36(1): 15-34. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0030-8870 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/425 en_US
dc.description.abstract Geological and biological features of three of nine Gulf of Alaska seamounts surveyed by the National Marine Fisheries Service during the summer of 1979 are compared and discussed. A modified free vehicle photographic system, which produced the first photographs of the fauna and substrate on the summits of Patton, Giacomini, and Quinn seamounts, is described. Interpretations of echo sounding data, a limited number of rock samples, photographs from the seamount summits, and exploratory fishing catches are also presented. Geological features described as characterizing the summits of the three surveyed seamounts seem consistent with similar features described from other Pacific basin seamounts (Hess 1946, Menard and Dietz 1951, Murray 1941, Palmer 1966). The taxonomic composition of the observed epibenthic invertebrate fauna, and demersal and benthopelagic fishes, is discussed. Patton seamount is described as having the greatest taxonomic diversity. Photographs from the summits of Patton, Giacomini, and Quinn seamounts are presented. en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawai’i Press en_US
dc.title Photographic Investigations on Three Seamounts in the Gulf of Alaska en_US
dc.type Article en_US
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