The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

2016 Edition
| Editors: Igor S. Zonn, Andrey G. Kostianoy, Aleksandr V. Semenov

Shrimps

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24237-8_482
Shrimps – represented in the Chukchi Sea by six species of the Crangonidae family, five species of the Hippolytidae family, and one species of the family Pandalidae. The most frequently are encountered kuro shrimps Argis lar (82 %), Belcher evalus Eualus gaimardii belcheri (82 %), lean evalus Eualus macilentus (47 %), and humpy shrimps Pandalus goniurus (42 %). By biomass Belcher evalus Eualus gaimardii belcheri dominates significantly. Kuro shrimps Argis lar, lean evalus Eualus macilentus, and humpy shrimps Pandalus goniurus are greatly inferior to Belcher evalus in the shrimp biomass.

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