New large-scale Antarctic krill survey confirms healthy krill biomass

(11/12/19)

New international research surveying the krill biomass around the Antarctic Peninsula finds more krill than was found in the last large-scale krill survey conducted in year 2000.

The findings and analysis at the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) annual meeting confirms 62,6 million tonnes of krill in Area 48 off the Antarctic peninsula.

This survey is the first large-scale scientific investigation of the krill population in the Southern Ocean.................................................................


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