Deep-sea scavenging demersal fish fauna of the Nazare Canyon system, Iberian coast, north-east Atlantic Ocean

N. J. King, A. J. Jamieson, P. M. Bagley, I. G. Priede

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A baited imaging lander was deployed six times in the Nazare Canyon at depths from 909 to 4361 m during August 2005 to investigate the demersal scavenging fishes. Species observed and lander-derived abundance estimates were similar to previous data from the Porcupine Seabight and abyssal plain, north-east Atlantic Ocean.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1804-1814
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Fish Biology
Issue number7
Early online date15 Apr 2008
Publication statusPublished - May 2008


  • baited cameras
  • deep-sea
  • demersal fishes
  • Nazare Canyon
  • scavengers
  • submarine canyon
  • NE Atlantic
  • in-situ
  • assemblages
  • margin
  • Biscay
  • bay
  • boundary
  • tracking

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