Spring 2007 Update: Annual Conditions on the Northeast Shelf Ecosystem by Subarea

The Northeast Continental Shelf ecosystem can be divided into four major subareas: Gulf of Maine (GOM), Georges Bank (GB), Southern New England (SNE) and the Middle Atlantic Bight (MAB), which reflect different underlying oceanographic conditions and fishery management boundaries. The variations in SST, chlorophyll, and zooplankton biomass in these four subareas are described in the following sections.

Annual Sea Surface Temperature
Annual Chlorophyll
Annual Zooplankton

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