California Current


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California Current

n.
A cold current originating in the northern Pacific Ocean and passing southward and then southwestward along the western coast of North America.
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Vertical migration and avoidance capability of euphausiids in the California Current. Limnology and Oceanography, 12(3), 451-483.
Robust empirical relationships for estimating the carbonate system in the southern California Current System and application to CalCOFI hydrographic cruise data (2005-2011).
In order to provide early indications of the potential recruitment of fishes to the northern California Current, the NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC) Fish Ecology Division has conducted surveys as part of the Stock Assessment Improvement Program (SAIP) during summer from 2004 through 2012 to collect late-larval and juvenile fish from southern Washington to central Oregon (Phillips et al., 2009).
As a feature of the Pacific, the California Current supports such a teeming quantity of life that it has been called the American Serengeti.
N., and Coauthors, 2017: Risks of ocean acidification in the California Current food web and fisheries: Ecosystem model projections.
Arthur Miller, University of California, San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Arielle Levine, San Diego State University; Junjie Zhang, University of California San Diego: Coastal SEES Collaborative Research: Climate change impacts on the sustainability of key fisheries of the California Current System
In addition to directional flow, the coastal upwelling and the subarctic origin of the California Current pose potential thermal barriers to larval fish.
The California Current: A Pacific Ecosystem and its Fliers, Divers, and Swimmers is an exceptionally well researched and engaging examination of a vital 2,000-mile ocean community that extends along much of the Pacific Coast.
North Pacific Current splits into the southward California Current and
Together with the Moore Foundation, Packard has supported large-scale science-driven monitoring in the California Current. The Partnership for Interdisciplinary Study of the Coast Ocean has provided, in turn, much of the scientific basis for declaring marine reserves in California waters.
Other papers cover fishery management, habitat requirements and stock assessment, including an article on an unexploited species in the California current and a survey of trawler catches.
1), is the most abundant groundfish in the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem (CCLME) (Sherman, 1991).
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