Some features of the quantitative distribution of sipunculan worms (Sipuncula) in the central and southern Barents Sea

  title={Some features of the quantitative distribution of sipunculan worms (Sipuncula) in the central and southern Barents Sea},
  author={E. A. Garbul and N. A. Anisimova},
Abstract The article reports on the current state of the sipunculan fauna of the central and southern parts of the Barents Sea. The main quantitative parameters (biomass and abundance) of the sipunculan populations are obtained, and the contribution of sipunculids to the total benthos biomass is assessed. The major factors causing long-term variations in Sipunculidae distribution and abundance are evaluated for the area in question. The investigations show that the most commonly encountered… 

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