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    Observations of birds and mammals in Subareas 48.1 and 48.2 provided by the Russian RV Atlantida during January–March 2020: species composition and abundance

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    I. Trufanova, S. Kasatkina and M. Sokolov
    Submitted By:
    Dr Svetlana Kasatkina (Russian Federation)
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    Dr Svetlana Kasatkina (Russian Federation)

    Results of observations of seabirds and mammals obtained during the acoustic survey in the Subarea 48.1 and 48.2 in January-March 2020 onboard the RV “ATLANTIDA” are presented  Seabirds were represented by 27 species. Marine mammals were represented by thirteen species of marine mammals.  Ten species belonged to cetaceans, three species belonged to the group of pinnipeds (carnivora).  Distribution of abundance of seabird and mammal in relation to krill density  is shown.