Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 23 Issue 01

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Volume 23, No. 1
Pages 145 - 145

BOX • SeamountsOnline: A Desktop Window Into the Lives of Seamounts

Karen I. Stocks
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Knowledge is key to good science and good management. But, what do you do when the information you need is scattered among hundreds of journals and reports, in dozens of languages? Or worse, data are sitting on floppy disks in the back of someone’s filing cabinet?


Stocks, K.I. 2010. Box 10: SeamountsOnline—A desktop window into the lives of seamounts. Oceanography 23(1):145, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2010.94.


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Brewin, P.E., K.I. Stocks, D.B. Haidvogel, C. Condit, and A. Gupta. 2009. Does oceanographic retention explain seamount community structure? Implications for speciation, endemism and conservation of seamount communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series 383:225–237, https://doi.org/10.3354/meps07987.

CBD (Convention on Biological Diversity). 2008. Development of an interactive map (IMap) and review of spatial databases containing information on marine areas beyond the limits of national jurisdiction. Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice, UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/13/INF/12, 47 pp. Available online at: http://www.cbd.int/sbstta13/doc/ (accessed December 25, 2009).

Clark, M., D. Tittensor, A. Rogers, P. Brewin, T. Schlacher, A. Rowden, K. Stocks, and M. Consalvey. 2006. Seamounts, Deep-Sea Corals and Fisheries: Vulnerability of Deep-Sea Corals to Fishing on Seamounts Beyond Areas of National Jurisdiction. UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, UK, 83 pp. Available online at: http://www.unep-wcmc.org/resources/publications/UNEP_WCMC_bio_series/25.htm (accessed December 25, 2009).

Etnoyer, P.J. 2010. Box 7: Deep-sea corals on seamounts. Oceanography 23(1):128–129.

Ingole, B.S., and J.A. Koslow. 2005. Deep-sea ecosystems of the Indian Ocean. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 34(1):27–34.

Johnston, D.W., M. McDonald, J. Polovina, R. Domokos. S. Wiggins, and J. Hildebrand. 2008. Temporal patterns in the acoustic signals of beaked whales at Cross Seamount. Biology Letters 4:208–211, https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2007.0614.

Pitcher, T.J., M.R. Clark, T. Morato, and R. Watson. 2010. Seamount fisheries: Do they have a future? Oceanography 23(1):134–144.