Night-time vertical distribution and abundance of small epipelagic and mesopelagic fishes in the upper 100 m layer of the Kuroshio-Oyashio Transition Zone in Spring

@article{Yatsu2009NighttimeVD,
  title={Night-time vertical distribution and abundance of small epipelagic and mesopelagic fishes in the upper 100 m layer of the Kuroshio-Oyashio Transition Zone in Spring},
  author={Akihiko Yatsu and Chiyuki Sassa and Masatoshi Moku and Takahiro Kinoshita},
  journal={Fisheries Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={71},
  pages={1280-1286}
}
In order to simultaneously compare vertical distributions of small pelagic fishes and mesopelagic fishes during the night in the upper 100 m, one oblique and 11 horizontal tows of largesized (opening area 480 m2) trawl operations were conducted at different depths in the Kuroshio-Oyashio Transition Zone during 20–22 May 1995. While Japanese sardine Sardinops melanostictus and Japanese anchovy Engraulis japonicus were concentrated in the upper 20 m, mackerels Scomber spp. were collected… Expand

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