Amphipod (Crustacea, Amphipoda) Communities in the North-Western Part of the Black Sea

Kudrenko, S. A.



The data about the community composition, number and biomass of amphipods in three gulfs of the North-Western Black Sea are presented. The amphipod communities of the gulfs of Yahorlyk, Karkinit, and Tendra were studied and the species composition was compared with the previously published data. For each particular gulf, the list of amphipod species was composed. The quantitative parameters of the amphipod communities in the studied localities in diff erent years were described.