Some planktonic foraminifera from the Gulf of Mannar

Ameer Hamsa, K M S and Nammalwar, P (1977) Some planktonic foraminifera from the Gulf of Mannar. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 24 (1&2). pp. 232-237.


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    Seven species of planktonic foraminifera collected at a depth of 180 fathoms off Mandapam in the Guif of Mannalr are recorded for the first time from Indian waters. They are (1) Ovbulina bilobata (d' Osbiigruy), ( 2 ) Globigerina trilsculimides. Plummer, (3) G. pcmva Bolli, ( 4 ) G. protolafo Bolli, ( 5 ) Glohrotalia pseud~bulloides (Plumnier) (4) Cloborotalia pseudomenmdii Bloli and (7) Globorotalia opinra Bolli. These are plagic form which are found to be abundantt in the tropical warm waters at great depths. Details regarding the morphology and the distribution of the species have been given

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: planktonic foraminifera; Gulf of Mannar
    Subjects: Marine Biology > Phytoplanktons
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2010 09:53
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:09

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