Anthropogenic disturbance of deep-sea megabenthic assemblages: a study with Remotely-Operated Vehicles in the Faroe-Shetland Channel, NE Atlantic

The effects of local-scale anthropogenic disturbance from active drilling platforms on epibenthic megafaunal abundance, diversity and assemblage pattern were examined in two West of Shetland hydrocarbon fields at 420 m and 508 m water depth. These areas were selected to include a range of disturbanc...

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Main Authors: Jones, Daniel O.B (Author), Wigham, Ben D. (Author), Hudson, Ian R. (Author), Bett, Brian J. (Author)
Format: Article
Published: 2007-06.
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