Fall 2007 Update: Spring Condition by Shelf Subregions

Shelf Subregions map

The Northeast Continental Shelf ecosystem can be divided into four major subregions: Gulf of Maine (GOM), Georges Bank (GB), Southern New England (SNE) and the Mid-Atlantic Bight (MAB), which reflect different underlying oceanographic conditions and fishery management boundaries. The regional variation in SST, chlorophyll, and zooplankton biomass is evaluated by these subregions.

Gulf of Maine Subregion
Georges Bank Subregion
Southern New England Subregion
Mid-Atlantic Bight Subregion
Subregion Comparison of Sea Surface Temperature
Subregion Comparison of Chlorophyll
Subregion Comparison of Zooplankton

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