Benthic Fauna of the Continental Edge off Accra, Ghana


THE continental edge off Accra occurs at a depth of about 100 m., about 16 miles offshore. The bottom at this depth consists of outcrops of sandy marine limestone with areas of coarse, calcareous muddy sand with much dead polyzoa, shell and coral material.

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BUCHANAN, J. Benthic Fauna of the Continental Edge off Accra, Ghana. Nature 179, 634–635 (1957) doi:10.1038/179634a0

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