The Biology, Ecology and Vulnerability of Seamount Communities.

01 January 2004 | Downloads - publication

The Biology, Ecology and Vulnerability of Seamount Communities.

Summary Points
While much remains unknown about seamount communities, scientific
evidence suggests that high seas bottom trawling may have significant
and irreversible impacts on the diversity and ecology of seamounts
and other similar hard bottom communities. The points below explain
the reasons and give more information on seamount ecology.