Accession Number : AD0759147

Title :   The Upper Sublittoral Zone of the Western Murmansk Region near Aynovy Islands (Results of Scuba Underwater Work) (Verkhnyaya Sublitoral Zapadnogo Murmana u Ainovykh Ostrovov (Rezultaty Podvodnykh Rabot s Primeneniem Akvalangov)),

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Propp,M. V.

Report Date : 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The study was undertaken by aqualung divers to determine the reserves of commercially utilized seaweeds. Distribution of fauna and flora of the Aynovy Islands area of the western Murmansk region was investigated to a depth of 50 meters. Comparative estimates of the population density (amount of biomass per square meter) are given. Many warm-water species, not usually encountered in these latitudes, were found in this area. This region Murmansk region in a short summary. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEAN BOTTOM, *BIOASSAY), (*ARCTIC OCEAN ISLANDS, *ECOLOGY), OCEAN BOTTOM SAMPLING, ALGAE, AQUATIC ANIMALS, MARINE BIOLOGY, USSR

Subject Categories : Biological Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE