deep scattering layer


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deep scattering layer

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They were racing offshore to begin diving into the deep scattering layer.
Adult bluefin, deep divers, are hunting the depths to 3,300 feet in search of squid and crustaceans in the deep scattering layer.
KEY WORDS: pelagic shrimps, deep scattering layer, geographical distribution, vertical migration, swarming behavior
This layer is referred to as sound-scattering layer (SSL) or deep scattering layer (DSL) and has been observed in all the oceans (Sameoto et al.