Cariaco basin map. Stations (Sta.) indicated by circles. Isobaths are in meters. Arrows indicate pathways of water intrusion from the Caribbean Sea. Sta. A: Station of oriental depression (10°30’N, 64°40’O); Sta. B: Station 700 m deep (10°40’N, 64°45’O); Sta. D: Station between the Araya and Cubagua sills (10°43’N, 64°32’O). This figure is adapted from Lin et al. (2008).