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    Report from the annual survey of Antarctic krill and apex predators distribution at South Orkney Islands in 2014, and assessing escape mortality of krill in trawls

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    B.A. Krafft (Norway), L.A. Krag (Denmark), T.A. Klevjer, G. Skaret and R. Pedersen (Norway)
    Submitted By:
    Mr Doug Cooper (CCAMLR Secretariat)

    This report describes the work and preliminary results from the fourth annual survey conducted around the South Orkney Islands, using a commercial krill fishing vessel as research platform. The overall purpose is to describe taxonomy of the macrozooplankton community, demography and density of Antarctic krill as well as the occurrence and distribution of krill predators.