[ UK /sˈiːma‍ʊnt/ ]
  1. an underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor
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  • As the rays hover over the seamounts, the diminutive angelfish come up and feed on the parasites that attach to the rays' skin.
  • These deep water whales are usually found in the vicinity of seamounts and continental slopes in temperate and subarctic waters.
  • Corals that lie on seamount flanks, below the reach of nets, face a different threat: ocean acidification. Times, Sunday Times
  • In the northwest Pacific you can see a whole series of seamount chains that were formed by hotspots.
  • Currents passing around the tops of seamounts also create eddies and other vortices that can catch, hold and concentrate small plants and animals-phytoplankton and zooplankton-in suspension near summits.
  • He took advantage of the opportunity to record echo-sounding profiles across parts of the Pacific and discovered several flat-topped submarine mountains or seamounts.
  • Seamounts, underwater volcanoes, Rift Valley, the mid - ocean ridge, constitute a rich world of the ocean floor.
  • This process of volcano growth and death, over many millions of years, has left a long trail of volcanic islands and seamounts across the Pacific Ocean floor.
  • Happiness in sharks hasn't yet been studied or proven, but my bet would be that shark bliss occurs at these seamount stations.
  • The seamount is alive with little shrimp-like creatures, worm-like nematodes and sponges, many of which are new to science. Globe and Mail
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