Taney Seamounts: Collapsed Calderas and New Species

By Samuel Georgian, Marine Biogeographer at Marine Conservation Institute The Taney Seamounts are a chain of five seamounts spanning a distance of 33 miles across the seafloor off the coast of California. The seamounts are an example of near-ridge seamounts, which generally form near fast-spreading ridges on diverging tectonic plates. Fast is a relative term Read more about Taney Seamounts: Collapsed Calderas and New Species[…]