1. of or carried on in waters of great depth
    a deep-water port
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  • The leader of the separatist region said he will invite Russia to establish a naval base at Sukhumi, a deep-water port in the territory. Wsws: black sea state of play
  • Populations of north-east Atlantic commercial deep-water fish such as black scabbardfish, orange roughy and roundnose grenadier have dwindled since deep-water fishing started in the area in the late 1980s, but it wasn't until 2003 that catch quotas were recommended.
  • Gulf of Mexico in a sign energy companies are still willing to stake their future on deep-water projects despite uncertainty over fallout from the Gulf oil spill. Chevron's Profit Slips
  • Shallow-water and deep-water coral reefs reveal beautiful marine life.
  • Among them 4 platforms are designed by our Norwegian Head Office, including the first deep-water semi-submersible drilling unit in China, COSL PIONEER.
  • Trapped, they chose to paddle three miles down the coast to Waimea, where they hoped the deep-water bay would provide a navigable channel.
  • A terrific deep-water crappie rod for big, brush-filled lakes where you might need slightly heavier tackle.
  • Deep-water species such as the monkfish and the orange roughy are at risk, as it can take decades before a fish is old enough to breed.
  • Sheltered, deep-water anchorages like the Cromarty Firth are scarce.
  • Bouchet said data was collected using both academic and traditional methods such as dredging and trawling, diving and deep-water nets which Panglao fishermen traditionally use. Archive 2007-02-01
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