Aker BioMarine: Large-scale Krill Survey Confirms Healthy Biomass
Recent findings and analysis at the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) annual meeting confirmed 62.6 million tonnes of krill in Area 48 off the Antarctic peninsula.
The survey carried out by the Institute of Marine Research marked the first large-scale investigation of the krill population in the Southern Ocean fishery in nearly two decades. In 2000, scientists measured 60.3 million tonnes of krill.
“These new estimates confirm that the Antarctic krill biomass is in good shape and that the krill fishery is built..."
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