The AMO and the Gulf of Mexico (IMAGE) NOAA Headquarters Caption Top left: The AMO index is shown. Bottom left: This is a 2-dimensional representation of the landings composition from 1950 to 2010. Years located more closely together are more similar in species composition. Right: This is a traffic light plot of landings data, showing the overall trends by species group, in relation to shifts in AMO phase. Credit NOAA Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.