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Macrozoobenthos of the Offshore Strip of the White Sea Throat. Pp. 84–89.

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Section: Biology




Ryzhkova Mariya Vladimirovna, Faculty of Biology and Soil Science, Saint Petersburg State University (St. Petersburg, Russia)


The specific structure of macrozoobenthos and main features of its distribution in the White Sea Throat were studied. 88 species of invertebrates were found. The most significant effect on the composition of the benthos is produced by the strength of the current, soil quality and salinity. Differences in fauna of 7 biotopes are proved. For the first time the benthos of the littoral Winter Coast of the Throat was investigated. The trophic structure of the fauna was analyzed.


macrozoobenthos, littoral, Thoat, White Sea, Winter Coast.

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