deep-sea


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adj

Words related to deep-sea

of or taking place in the deeper parts of the sea

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
The deep-sea fish's many different rhodopsin gene copies have each adapted to detect a certain wavelength of light, the researchers further reported.
The deep-sea fish have adapted to detect a certain wavelength of light, the researchers further reported.
According to Politis, the case was kept hidden from the media spotlight due to the involvement of a US company internationally renowned in deep-sea explorations, the name of which will only be made known should the two suspects be charged.
ISLAMABAD -- The federal government has dismissed concerns of the provincial governments of Sindh and Balochistan and has got powers for issuing deep-sea fishing licences under the new policy in a bid to replenish depleted seafood stocks.
Anglerfish are those deep-sea dwellers that we see once in a blue moon.
HONG KONG, May 23, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Joint research led by Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has assembled the 1.64 gigabytes genome of a deep-sea mussel, which is roughly equivalent to 50% of the size of human genome.
Deep-sea mining is a decades-old pursuit which can be traced back to the 1960s.
With their 4 November adoption (19 to none and four abstentions) of a report by Kriton Arsenis (S&D, Greece) on the draft EU regulation on fishing for deep-sea stocks in the North-East Atlantic, MEPs rejected provisions for a total ban of this type of gear and of gillnets, "falling for the siren song of the deep-sea fishing industry," regrets Greenpeace.
The South Asian nation, ever worried about competing with its powerful neighbor, has joined the race to develop deep-sea mining--further complicating the geopolitics surrounding rare earth minerals and the hunt for untapped sources of valuable minerals beneath the oceans.
The topics include Caprella takedai, a new species of caprellid amphipod from off Ito, the east coast of Izu Peninsula, Shizuoka, Japan; the first zoea of Porcellanopagurus truncatifrons Takeda, 1981 (Decapoda, Anomura, Paguridae) described from laboratory-hatched material; remarkable zoeas of two species of deep-sea spider crabs; additional species of deep-sea pontoniine shrimps from Taiwan, with a description of one new species; and Griffinia takedai, a new species of deep-sea majoid crab from the Philippines.
The world's deep-sea catch is steadily declining, and the high vulnerability of these fish populations and diverse marine ecosystems is well documented.
The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC), a group of more than 50 environmental and other groups dedicated to protecting cold-water corals and vulnerable deep-sea ecosystems, reports that trawlers today are capable of fishing deep sea canyons and rough seafloors that were once avoided for fear of damaging nets.
Deep-sea sediments are one of Earth's greatest reservoirs of species diversity, says Koslow, a deep-sea ecologist.
On 20 April this year, an explosion occurred on a massive deep-sea oil drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico.