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Relative abundance of the major families.

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posted on 03.08.2017, 18:01 by Stamatina Isari, John K. Pearman, Laura Casas, Craig T. Michell, Joao Curdia, Michael L. Berumen, Xabier Irigoien

The % contribution of the eleven major families in the monthly collections of the inshore (A) and offshore (B) station. Mesopelagic category includes species belonging to the families Phosichthyidae, Myctophidae, Bregmacerotidae, Paralepididae and Stomiidae. Values on the top of each bar correspond to the numbers of the rest of the families encountered in the samples.