Pteropod Ooze from Bermuda Pedestal

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Science  03 Apr 1964:
Vol. 144, Issue 3614, pp. 60-62
DOI: 10.1126/science.144.3614.60


Twenty pteropod species and two subspecies are present in the Bermuda Pedestal pelagic sediments. Some species having thin, fragile shells were absent from the sediments but present in the deep water off Bermuda. The subarctic species was present only in the sediments, which indicates that the subarctic current probably invaded the Bermuda region some time ago.