Density-Current Plumes

Science  15 Apr 1966:
Vol. 152, Issue 3720, pp. 354-356
DOI: 10.1126/science.152.3720.354


Diurnal solar heating produces an unstable warm zone just off the bottom of the inshore regions of a salt lake. The warm water rises in plumes in which brine shrimp become entrapped through apparently negative photokinetic behavior. The plumes of concentrated shrimp resemble those composed of insects in air.