Gulf of Tehuantepec


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Noun1.Gulf of Tehuantepec - an arm of the Pacific in southern Mexico
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
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Two sampling trips were carried out during November-December 2017 and May 2018 to the Gulf of Tehuantepec between Salina Cruz (16[degrees]08'29"N, 95[degrees]10'50"W) and Barra de Suchiate (16[degrees]13'00"N, 92[degrees]14'30"W) (Fig.
Substantial differences have been found in size at first maturity for one of the species in our study for Coryphaena hippurus, dolphinfish, in the southern part of our study area (Gulf of Tehuantepec); the dolphinfish matures at ~50 cm in fork length (FL) (Alejo-Plata et al., 2011), and in the central part (southern tip of the BCP), at around 80 cm FL (Zuniga-Flores et al., 2011).
The results found in this study suggest a relative gene flow between the populations located South of Laguna Inferior in the Gulf of Tehuantepec coast (i.e.
The Gulf of Tehuantepec experiment (GOTEX) obtained, by airborne lidar measurements, the wave elevation over swaths 5 km long and 200 m wide.
Coastal circulation and hydrography in the Gulf of Tehuantepec, Mexico, during winter.
Firstly, high-pressure systems, present behind each cold front, create a large pressure difference at sea level across the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, and this generates northerly winds through the Chivela Pass and, consequently, a strong wind jet over the Gulf of Tehuantepec. Wind jets induce strong surface water transport westwards as a major plume, generating upwelling and mixing the water column.
The loading buoy--one of several offshore installations used by PEMEX to load oil on to taker ships at sea--sank near the Salina Cruz refinery, causing oil to spill into the Gulf of Tehuantepec.
Age and growth of the sailfish Istiophorus platyoterus (Istiophoridae) in the Gulf of Tehuantepec, Mexico.
Campeche Bank [female] 232-246 (1993) [female] 225 Del Rosario Pacific coast of [female] 176 (1998) Guatemala [female] 178 Ronquillo Gulf of Tehuantepec, [female] 180 (1999) Mexico Cadena (2001) Gulf of California, [female] 180 Mexico [female] 180 Present study West Coast of Baja [female] 180 California Sur, Mexico [female] 182 We observed the absence of a defined seasonality for C.
The most intense events, known as Nortes, are associated with intense winds over the Gulf of Tehuantepec, due to a strong meridional pressure gradient between the low pressure of the northeastern Pacific and the high pressure of the midlatitude wave.