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  • noun Plural form of seamount.

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Examples

  • This definition is not strictly adhered to, and steep undersea mountains are often referred to as seamounts, regardless of size.

    Seamount

  • These life forms are found in rich coral reefs, in the deep sea, and around the underwater mountains called seamounts that redirect currents and are a magnet for nutrients that support an abundance of animals.

    Julie Packard: The Wonder of the Oceans

  • These life forms are found in rich coral reefs, in the deep sea, and around the underwater mountains called seamounts that redirect currents and are a magnet for nutrients that support an abundance of animals.

    Julie Packard: The Wonder of the Oceans

  • This would include a ban on potentially destructive fishing practices unless it can be shown scientifically that the activity will not cause damage to fragile marine ecosystems, such as seamounts, hydrothermal vents and cold water corals.

    Joint Media Release: Australia Getting Tough on Protecting High Seas Biodiversity

  • Bush directed the State and Commerce departments to promote "sustainable" fisheries and to oppose any fishing practices that destroy the long-term natural productivity of fish stocks or habitats such as seamounts, corals and sponge fields for short-term gain."

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Bush directed the State and Commerce departments to promote "sustainable" fisheries and to oppose any fishing practices that destroy the long-term natural productivity of fish stocks or habitats such as seamounts, corals and sponge fields for short-term gain."

    No fish, few fish

  • Broadening the current borders of the Salas y Gómez Marine Park would also ensure the protection of the seamounts between the two islands, which are extremely important habitats for a variety of marine life.

    January Jones: Saving Easter Island's Sharks and Marine Life

  • Broadening the current borders of the Salas y Gómez Marine Park would also ensure the protection of the seamounts between the two islands, which are extremely important habitats for a variety of marine life.

    January Jones: Saving Easter Island's Sharks and Marine Life

  • Broadening the current borders of the Salas y Gómez Marine Park would also ensure the protection of the seamounts between the two islands, which are extremely important habitats for a variety of marine life.

    January Jones: Saving Easter Island's Sharks and Marine Life

  • Broadening the current borders of the Salas y Gómez Marine Park would also ensure the protection of the seamounts between the two islands, which are extremely important habitats for a variety of marine life.

    January Jones: Saving Easter Island's Sharks and Marine Life

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