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-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > 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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