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Gulf of Cádiz

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The Gulf of Cádiz (Golfo de Cádiz, Golfo de Cádis) is the arm of the Atlantic Ocean between Cabo de Santa Maria, the southernmost point of Mainland Portugal and Cape Trafalgar at the western end of the Strait of Gibraltar. [1]

35 relations: Atlantic Ocean, Bay of Cádiz, Bivalvia, Cabo de Santa Maria (Faro), Cape Trafalgar, Cold seep, Continental Portugal, Endemism, Eurasia, Guadalete, Guadalquivir, Guadalquivir Marshes, Guadiana, Hydrocarbon, Iberian Peninsula, Idas, Lophelia, Lucinidae, Madrepore, Mud volcano, Mytilidae, Nubia, Ocean, Odiel, Plate tectonics, Rio Tinto (river), River, Siboglinidae, Solemya elarraichensis, Solemyidae, Strait of Gibraltar, Subduction, Thyasiridae, Vesicomyidae, ZooKeys.

Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.

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Bay of Cádiz

The Bay of Cádiz is a body of water in the province of Cádiz, Spain, adjacent to the southwestern coast of the Iberian Peninsula.

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Bivalvia, in previous centuries referred to as the Lamellibranchiata and Pelecypoda, is a class of marine and freshwater molluscs that have laterally compressed bodies enclosed by a shell consisting of two hinged parts.

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Cabo de Santa Maria (Faro)

Cape of St.

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Cape Trafalgar

Cape Trafalgar (Cabo Trafalgar) is a headland in the Province of Cádiz in the south-west of Spain.

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Cold seep

A cold seep (sometimes called a cold vent) is an area of the ocean floor where hydrogen sulfide, methane and other hydrocarbon-rich fluid seepage occurs, often in the form of a brine pool.

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Continental Portugal

Continental Portugal (Portugal continental) or mainland Portugal are terms used for the bulk of the Portuguese Republic, namely that part on the Iberian Peninsula and so in Continental Europe; having approximately 95% of the total population and 96.6% of the country's land.

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Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.

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Eurasia is a combined continental landmass of Europe and Asia.

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The Guadalete River is located almost entirely in the Spanish province of Cádiz, rising in the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park at an elevation of about, and running for into the Bay of Cádiz at El Puerto de Santa Maria, south of the city of Cádiz.

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The Guadalquivir is the fifth longest river in the Iberian Peninsula and the second longest river with its entire length in Spain.

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Guadalquivir Marshes

The Guadalquivir Marshes (in Marismas del Guadalquivir or simply Las Marismas) are a natural region of marshy lowlands on the lower Guadalquivir River.

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The Guadiana River, or Odiana, is an international river defining a long stretch of the Portugal-Spain border, separating Extremadura and Andalucia (Spain) from Alentejo and Algarve (Portugal).

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In organic chemistry, a hydrocarbon is an organic compound consisting entirely of hydrogen and carbon.

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Iberian Peninsula

The Iberian Peninsula, also known as Iberia, is located in the southwest corner of Europe.

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In Greek mythology, Idas (/ee-das/; Ancient Greek: Ἴδας Ídas), was a Messenian prince.

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Lophelia pertusa, the only species in the genus Lophelia, is a cold-water coral which grows in the deep waters throughout the North Atlantic ocean, as well as parts of the Caribbean Sea and Alboran Sea.

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Lucinidae is a family of saltwater clams, marine bivalve molluscs.

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Madrepore ("mother of pores") is a genus of stony corals, often found forming reefs or islands in tropical locations.

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Mud volcano

A mud volcano or mud dome is a landform created by the eruption of mud or slurries, water and gases.

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The Mytilidae are a family of small to large saltwater mussels, marine bivalve mollusks in the order Mytiloida.

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Nubia is a region along the Nile river encompassing the area between Aswan in southern Egypt and Khartoum in central Sudan.

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An ocean (the sea of classical antiquity) is a body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere.

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The Odiel (Río Odiel) is a river in the Atlantic basin in southern Spain, more precisely in the province of Huelva, Andalusia.

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Plate tectonics

Plate tectonics (from the Late Latin tectonicus, from the τεκτονικός "pertaining to building") is a scientific theory describing the large-scale motion of seven large plates and the movements of a larger number of smaller plates of the Earth's lithosphere, since tectonic processes began on Earth between 3 and 3.5 billion years ago.

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Rio Tinto (river)

The Río Tinto (red river) is a river in southwestern Spain that rises in the Sierra Morena mountains of Andalusia.

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A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river.

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Siboglinidae, also known as the beard worms, is a family of polychaete annelid worms whose members made up the former phyla Pogonophora (the giant tube worms) and Vestimentifera.

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Solemya elarraichensis

Solemya elarraichensis is a species of marine bivalve mollusc in the family Solemyidae.

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Solemyidae is a family of saltwater clams, marine protobranch bivalve mollusks in the order Solemyoida.

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Strait of Gibraltar

The Strait of Gibraltar (مضيق جبل طارق, Estrecho de Gibraltar) is a narrow strait that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea and separates Gibraltar and Peninsular Spain in Europe from Morocco and Ceuta (Spain) in Africa.

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Subduction is a geological process that takes place at convergent boundaries of tectonic plates where one plate moves under another and is forced or sinks due to gravity into the mantle.

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Thyasiridae is a family of bivalve molluscs, including the cleft clams.

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Vesicomyidae is a taxonomic family of saltwater clams, marine bivalve molluscs in the superfamily Glossoidea.

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ZooKeys is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal covering zoological taxonomy, phylogeny, and biogeography.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulf_of_Cádiz

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