* smelt (Osmerus eperlanus L.) from the rivermouth area of the Kokemaenjoki-Kumoalv in the Bothnian Sea (RKK), Peimari-Pemarn (A-AS), Tvarminne (H-Tva), Vaike Vain (VV), and south-western coastal freshwater basin of Pargas-Parainen (PP);
The data available on fish biomass distribution (Rumyantsev, 2002) show a possible correlation between seal habitat use in winter and concentration of fish species such as European smelt (Osmerus eperlanus), vendace (Coregonus albula), and European whitefish (Coregonus lavaretus spp.).
In the case of the teleostean order Osmeriformes, the lower C-value has been described for the anadromous Osmerus eperlanus (Osmeridae) with 0.62 pg (607.6 Mbp) whereas the higher C-value was described for the marine Bathylagus pacificus (Bathylagidae) with 3.2 pg (3,136 Mbp) (Gregory, 2007).
Although there is almost no fishing in the Danish sector, fish species such as eels (Anguilla anguilla), smelts (Osmerus eperlanus), various flatfish, shrimp and a number of other species of bivalves and crustaceans are caught in the German and Dutch sectors.