Accession Number : AD0689691

Title :   UNDERWATER OBSERVATION OF SUBLITTORAL OF THE BARENTS SEA (Podvodnye Nablyudeniya v Sublitorali Barentseva Morya),

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Propp,M. V.

Report Date : 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The findings of underwater investigations carried out in the Murman sublittoral of the Barents Sea are outlined. The applications and advantages of various types of diving suits for summer and winter seasons are pointed out. Also the use of still and motion picture cameras and the significance of the photographs in determining the littoral fauna and flora and their migrations are discussed. The investigations disclose the presence in the littoral of many warm-water species that have been brought by the Nordkapp current. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MARINE BIOLOGY, ARCTIC OCEAN), (*DIVING, *ARCTIC REGIONS), UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY, AQUATIC ANIMALS, ECOLOGY, DISTRIBUTION, UNDERWATER CAMERAS, VISIBILITY, OCEAN CURRENTS, SPONGES, ECHINODERMATA, USSR

Subject Categories : Biological Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE