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    An outline of the Antarctic research cruise by the Japanese RV Kaiyo Maru around the South Shetland Islands in 1994/95

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    Takao, T., Ogishima, T., Naganobu, M., Ichii, T., Kawaguchi, S.
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    The seventh Antarctic research cruise by the R/V Kaiyo Maru of the Japanese Fisheries Agency was conducted in the southwest of the Scotia Sea, especially in the vicinity of the South Shetland Islands from December 1994 to February 1995. The main objective of the seventh research was an oceanographic and ecological survey in relation to the distribution and abundance of the Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba). This document introduces an outline of the contents enforced by the research. Detailed analytical studies are currently in progress.