Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2000, pp. 126--128. Translated from Ekologiya, No. 2, 2000, pp. 144-146. Original Russian Text Copyright 9 2000 by Sobolevskii, Yakovlev, Kusakin. Some Data on Macrobenthos Composition on Feeding Grounds of the Gray Whale (Eschrichr gibbosus Erxl., 1777) on the Northeastern Sakhalin Shelf E. I. Sobolevskii, Yu. M. Yakovlev, and O. G. Kusakin Institute of Marine Biology, Far East Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Pal'chevskogo 17, Vladivostok, 690041 Russia Received August 3, 1998 Key words: benthos, specific composition, gray whales, feeding, the Okhotsk-Korean population. Gray whales Eschrichtius robustus are known as dived to a depth of 7-12 m, observed the bottom fauna, typical benthos consumers. They can plough the silted and took samples with a dip net (mesh size 1 mm). The sandy ground to obtain food items buried in its surface quantitative assessment was made using a frame 0.25 m 2 layers. Due to the latter they do not compete for food in area. All the animals found in the bottom water layer with baleen whales, including finbacks, which prefer (up to 5 cm above the ground) and in the 3-cm sand feeding on planktonic crustaceans and shoaling fish. layer
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