The Ecological Impact of the East Greenland Current on the North Icelandic Waters

  • Svend-Aage Malmberg
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 7)


Weight and growth of cod and capelin of different year classes in Icelandic waters are compared with variations of hydro-biological conditions in North Icelandic waters. The main results show a postive relation of these fish stocks to hydro-graphic conditions. The growth of capelin seems to be related to the hydrographic conditions but the growth and maturity of cod related to the stock size of capelin and/or to the occurence of arctic water in the North Icelandic shelf area.


Atlantic Water Stock Size Polar Water Hydrographic Condition Arctic Water 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Svend-Aage Malmberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Marine Research InstituteReykjavikIceland

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