Gulf of California


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Noun1.Gulf of California - a gulf to the west of the mainland of Mexico
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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From this great treasury of waters issue forth limpid streams, which, augmenting as they descend, become main tributaries of the Missouri on the one side, and the Columbia on the other; and give rise to the Seeds-ke-dee Agie, or Green River, the great Colorado of the West, that empties its current into the Gulf of California.
It was, in fact, a branch of the Colorado, which falls into the Gulf of California, and had received from the hunters the name of Spanish River, from information given by the Indians that Spaniards resided upon its lower waters.
They live only in the northern portion of the Gulf of California, which in Mexico is known as the Sea of Cortez.
The bivalve aquaculture in Mexico is conducted almost exclusively on the Pacific coast of Baja California and the Gulf of California, and ranks fourth in Latin America after Chile, Brazil and Peru (MaedaMartinez, 2008).
The Secretaria de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (Department of Environment and Natural Resources, SEMARNAT), reiterated that a permanent ban on the use of gillnets is the only way to protect the vaquitas and the totoaba, another endangered species targeted by fishing vessels in the Gulf of California.
The squalid callista Megapitaria squalida commonly known as the "chocolate clam" in Mexico, lives off the coast of Baja California, Mexico to Mancora, Peru (Keen 1971), including the Gulf of California.
Private alleles were observed in all localities with the Gulf of California possessing the greatest number (Table 1).
2009) is advected northward into the southwestern United States from the Gulf of California at low levels and westward from the Gulf of Mexico at midlevels.
Moreover, Craveri wrote in Italian, which is not a familiar language to most scientists who conduct research in the Gulf of California.
Objective: Marine and coastal diversity in the Gulf of California is protected and biological resources are harvested more sustainably.
South of the dam, the river channel travels about 75 miles to the Gulf of California.
Geomicrobiologist Gregory Dick of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and colleagues spotted the genetic looters in samples from vents in the western Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California.