Arafura Sea


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A·ra·fu·ra Sea

 (ä′rə-fo͞o′rə)
A shallow part of the western Pacific Ocean between the Timor and Coral Seas, separating New Guinea from Australia.

Arafura Sea

(ˌærəˈfʊərə)
n
(Placename) a part of the W Pacific Ocean, between N Australia and SW New Guinea

A′ra•fu′ra Sea′

(ˈɑr əˈfʊər ə, ˌɑr ə-)
n.
a part of the Pacific between N Australia and SW New Guinea.
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Noun1.Arafura Sea - a part of the western Pacific Ocean to the north of Australia and to the south of New Guinea and the eastern islands of IndonesiaArafura Sea - a part of the western Pacific Ocean to the north of Australia and to the south of New Guinea and the eastern islands of Indonesia
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Pingtan Marine engages in the ocean fishing business and harvests a range of fish species with its owned and licensed vessels operating within the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone, Indo-Pacific waters, the Arafura Sea of Indonesia and international waters of Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
The Turnbull Government today welcomed the discovery of the wreck of SS Macumba, sunk during the Second World War by Japanese air attack in the Arafura Sea north-east of Darwin.
The books travel by truck from Melbourne to Darwin, and then cross the Arafura Sea on a small mail plane.
The long debate on development options for Indonesia's Masela block, located in the Arafura Sea has finally ended with Indonesian President Joko Jokowi Widodos recent decision to build the LNG plant onshore.
The company primarily engages in ocean fishing with many of its self-owned vessels operating within the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone and the Arafura Sea of Indonesia.
Inpex, the largest E&P company in Japan, operates the offshore Abadi gas field in the remote Arafura Sea, next to Australian waters, in partnership with Shell.
The biggest E&P firm in Japan, Inpex operates the Masela block in the Arafura Sea to produce natural gas and export it in LNG form.
The company engages primarily in ocean fishing with many of its self-owned vessels operating within the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone and the Arafura Sea of Indonesia.
It was described from the Philippines, and in the same study Millar (1975) comments that samples from Arafura Sea (Tokioka, 1952) and Singapore resembled his specimens slightly.
The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is located at Bullocky Point, Darwin, not far from the central business district on a picturesque site overlooking the Arafura Sea.
Filleted fish frames or whole specimens (identified using Allen, 1985) were collected during the period of February 1989-April 2002 from fish processing facilities, research surveys, sportfishing charter operators, anglers, and spearfishing individuals in 4 regions: the coast of the Kimberley (Western Australia); the Arafura Sea (Northern Territory); coast of Cape York (Queensland); and the coast from Townsville to Cairns (Queensland) (Fig.
Pingtan Marine" or the "Company") engages in dredging services for the China infrastructure market, and ocean fishing within the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone and the Arafura Sea of Indonesia.