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    New page in the Antarctic krill fishing
    (Translation from The Fishing Industry of Ukraine,
    1–2/2007: 11–14)

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    Document Number:
    SC-CAMLR-XXVI/BG/26
    Author(s):
    Delegation of Ukraine
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    Abstract

    Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) is one of the largest marine resources of animal origin protein on the planet. Krill is the key element of the Antarctic Region ecosystem. Construction of modern vessels for krill fisheries and processing is foreseen anyway; introduction of new technologies on krill catch and resulting products, such as krill oil, hidrolizates, astaxanthine-related antioxidants and other preparations. Became possible due to the construction of specialized large-capacity fish-krill super trawlers.

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