NOAA Seeking Input on Deep Sea Canyon and Seamount Protection

NOAA invites your input on possible permanent protections for three deep sea canyons –Oceanographer, Gilbert, and Lydonia — and four seamounts off of New England’s coast. Deep sea canyons, which plunge to depths greater than 7,000 feet, and sea mounts, which rise thousands of feet above the sea floor, create unique habitats supporting tremendous biodiversity and fragile ecosystems that are home to corals, fish, marine mammals, turtles, and more. Read the rest here 11:32

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