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The Mid-Atlantic Ridge

mareco.jpgMid-Ocean Ridges form a continuous mountain range across the ocean basins of the globe. The The Mid-Atlantic Ridge Ecosystem project (MAR-ECO) investigated the North Atlantic in detail, and found the highest abundance for many animals in this environment came where cool and warm waters meet, and along the steepest topography. Many species inhabit both mid-ocean ridges and continental margins, but genetics show the populations to be reproductively isolated. More

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