Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 31 Issue 1&2

Geographic and vertical distribution of euphausiid species in the warm waters of the North Atlantic.

P. M. Hargreaves and P. T. James

The vertical and geographic distributions of euphausiid species are described for 6 stations spaced at intervals of 10° latitude between 11° N and 60° N, 20°.25°W; and 5 stations in the vicinity of the Azores front at 30°-35°N, 30°-34°W. The data suggest that spatial patterns in species distribution occur, some species having a much wider distribution than others. Factors which may affect species distribution are discussed including the influence of the hydrographic regime.

Date : 31-12-1989