A Study on the Distribution of Marine Litters in the Eastern Part Area of the Southern Sea -mainly on Discarded Pots-

남해 동부 해역에 있어서 해양 오물의 분포에 관한 연구 -폐기된 통발어구를 중심으로-

  • Published : 1999.11.01


The survey of the marine litter which has sunk and accumulated on the sea-bed was conducted over a 3-years period from 1996 to 1998 in eastern part area of the Southern sea. The obtained results are as follows :There are many pots as many as to be occupies 655 of collected marine litters. The distribution of pots in area A is much more than that of pots in area B, and the near Hongdo island has the most pots compared with other areas. The density of pots is the highest when the depth is 61~70 meters.



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