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Recent benthic foraminifer’s distribution and their environmental correlation in Qeshm Island
Niloofar Olad Azimi, Pargol Ghavam Mostafavi , Wahab Maghsoudlou, Babak Moghaddasi, Ali Mashinchian Moradi
Department of Marine Biology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran , mostafavi_pa@srbiau.ac.ir
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In addition to introducing foraminiferal communities, this study aims to investigate the relationships of these communities with the environmental parameters of water and sediment. Nine sediment samples were collected in 2019, from three stations in Qeshm Island. Environmental conditions including temperature, DO, salinity, pH, grain size, TOM, and CaCO3 were measured. Our results revealed that grain size, TOM, and DO factors controlling the diversity and distribution of benthic foraminifera. Thirty-five species from 26 genera and 21 families of foraminifer's assemblages were identified where Quinqueloculina was the most abundant genus in all stations.
Keywords: Modern foraminifera, physic-chemical parameters, Diversity, Persian Gulf
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Type of Study: Applied Research | Subject: Marine Biology & Biotechnology
Received: 2021/01/23 | Accepted: 2018/12/5 | ePublished: 2018/09/12
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Olad Azimi N, Ghavam Mostafavi P, Maghsoudlou W, Moghaddasi B, Mashinchian Moradi A. Recent benthic foraminifer’s distribution and their environmental correlation in Qeshm Island. JPG. 2018; 9 (34) :1-10
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