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    Results of krill fishery in Subarea 48.2 in the 2009 season based on data of the Russian vessel Maxim Starostin

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    S.Yu. Gulyugin, V.E. Polonskiy and S.M. Kasatkina (Russia)

    Results of Russian krill fishery in the area 48.2 in the season of 2009 (March – beginning of June) on the cruise data of trawler “Maxim Starostin” are discussed in the paper. The vessel used the continuous fishing method. 21 trawlings with the total duration of 1113,5 hours were carried out during 71 fishing days. Mean catch per hour trawling is 5,6 t/h. Data on daily catch, catch per hour trawling, krill length composition and biologicall conditions along with description of hydrometeorological and ice conditions are given in the paper.