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Hydrobiological Journal

ISSN Print: 0018-8166
ISSN Online: 1943-5991

Hydrobiological Journal

DOI: 10.1615/HydrobJ.v40.i3.30
12 pages

Ichthyoplankton of the Northwestern Part of the Black Sea

T. N. Klimova
Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Sevastopol, Ukraine


Dynamics of the structure and abundance of ichthyoplankton in the northwestern part of the Black Sea in 1987-1992 is analyzed in a comparative aspect. It has been stated a sharp reduction in species diversity and numbers of fish eggs and larvae in comparison with corresponding parameters in the 1960s -1970s. The main causes of occurred changes are considered.