Biota and Environment of Natural Areas

Markevich A.I.

Fish monitoring of the Far Eastern Marine Reserve

Year: 2015, Number: 5, Pages: 46-55

Fishes counts, conducted in September, 2015 at Bol’shoy Pelis island (Far Eastern Marine Reserve) has revealed a high abundance of Sebastes taczanowskii in the a stony slope biotope both a low specific variety and abundance of fishes on sandy bottom. In a control site at Popov island the high abundance of S. taczanowskii and S. schlegelii were registered, too, and also more high fish variety in the biotopes with algae and sea grasses is noted.

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