SOME DATA ON THE ZOOPLANKTON OF THE WEST COAST OF SOUTH SAKHALIN,
NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE WASHINGTON D C
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The paper is based on data processing of 314 plankton samples obtained with the Juday net of the SW coast of Sakhalin in March, April, July, August and September 1948. It appears that in the ostrov Moneron area the largest biomass was observed west of o. Moneron whereas the smallest biomass was observed in the cold spots of the Krilon Current area and in the warm spots of the Tsushima Current area during August. The basic species for the area of Calanus plumchrus, Parathemisto japonica, etc. West of the mys Slepikovskogo area the distribution pattern of zooplankton is as follows the upper layer 0-50m is the richest. Downward the biomass abruptly decreases. The basic species for this area are Calanus plumchrus, Pseudocalanus elongatus, Oithona similis, Paranthemisto japonica.
- Biological Oceanography