Cold Seeps

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Abyssal Plain - Terrain Features - Cold Seeps
... feature found in the abyssal and hadal zones is the cold seep, sometimes called a cold vent ... The first cold seeps were discovered in 1983, at a depth of 3200 meters in the Gulf of Mexico ... Since then, cold seeps have been discovered in many other areas of the World Ocean, including the Monterey Submarine Canyon just off Monterey Bay, California, the Sea of Japan, off the Pacific coast of ...
Abyssal Plain - Biodiversity
... zone Oceanic zone Seamounts Hydrothermal vents Cold seeps Demersal zone Benthic zone See also Deep sea communities, Deep sea creature, Deep sea fish, Demersal ... the abyssal and hadal zones, the areas around submarine hydrothermal vents and cold seeps have by far the greatest biomass and biodiversity per unit area ... Beggiatoa genus), often arranged in large bacterial mats near cold seeps) ...
Deep Sea Communities - Energy Sources - Chemosynthesis - Cold Seeps
... A cold seep (sometimes called a cold vent) is an area of the ocean floor where hydrogen sulfide, methane and other hydrocarbon-rich fluid seepage occurs, often in the form of a brine pool ...

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