Foraminifera collected off Mandapam (Gulf of Mannar)

Ameer Hamsa, K M S and Gandhi, V (1978) Foraminifera collected off Mandapam (Gulf of Mannar). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 20 (1 & 2). pp. 162-166.



This note deals with the recent foraminifera from the mud samples collected at 200 m off Mandapam (Gulf of Mannar). Fourteen species belonging to 11 genera and 8 families are described and illustrated, of which 4 species are new records. Foraminiferan species recorded for the first time from the Indian region are (1) Bulimina elegans d' Orbigny var. exilis H.B. Brady, (2) Bolivina subtenuis Cushman, (3) Bolivina subreticulata Parr and (4) Streblus catesbyanus (d' Orbigny).

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Foraminifera; Mandapam; Gulf of Mannar
Subjects:Invertebrata > Foraminifera
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:1815
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:09 Aug 2010 15:23
Last Modified:09 Aug 2010 15:23

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