TITLE

Siberian Seas

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Oceans Atlas;2007, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on the Siberian seas from a chapter of the book "Oceans Atlas: An Interactive Ocean Adventure" is presented. It notes that the shallow seas over the continental shelf freeze in winter, but melt near the coast in summer to allow access to the food-rich waters. It relates the use by seals of their whiskery snouts to root around on the sea bed for clams and other shellfish. It also notes that nutrients are easily stirred up from the sea bed and mixed with the water.
ACCESSION #
43827235

 

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