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Plankton of the Java Sea*

Nature volume 145, page 41 (06 January 1940) | Download Citation



AN interesting preliminary investigation into the plankton of the Java Sea by Dr. H. C. Delsman shows that the coastal waters contain much plant and animal life and that towards the central part larger animals abound. The two monsoons, the east monsoon about September and the west monsoon about February, have an important influence on the currents.

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