Distribution of deep sea shrimp (Pandalus borealis Krøyer) in relation to temperature in the Barents Sea
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In the years 1980 to 1985 stratided raildom bottom trawl surveys were carried out on the shrimp fields in the Svalbard and Barents Sea regions. The objeetives of the cruises were to study the structure of the shrimp stock and to estimate the abundance of shrimp. On each trawl station the bottom temperature was measured. Only the results from the surveys in the Barents Sea have throroughly been analysed with regard to temperature. In the investigated area the deep sea shrimp was abundant in areas with temperature between -l°C and 7 °C. The deep sea shrimp appear to avoid cold water fronts of bottom water. The highest shrimp densities were found on the warm water side of the front.
The effect of oceanographic condition on distribution and population dynamics of commercial fish stocks in the Barents Sea. Proceedings of the third Soviet-Norwegian Symposium. Murmansk, 26-28 May 1986.