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South West Indian Ocean
off territorial waters    5 N, 65 E
/ recent
the images are made by Prof. Addula Nallappa Reddy and are contributed by
Selvin Shyam Paul

ORV Sagar Kanya       recent to Holocene
the specimens were found in five grab samples collected in June 2009 by ORV Sagar Kanya from 3150-4125m depth. Post-mortem transport occured, as some of the shown species do not live in the Deep sea.

Find more details in Nadimikeri Jayaraju et al., 2010: Deep-Sea Benthic Foraminiferal Distribution in South West Indian Ocean: Implications to Paleoecology in International Journal of Geosciences, 2010, 1, 79-86
      Map of Samples
redrawn from Jayaraju et al., 2010


sorted by genus, species             sorted by morphology
    

Ammonia
beccarii

Astrononion
umbilicatum

Astrononion
umbilicatum

Borelis
schlumbergeri

Cibicides
wuellerstorfi

Cibicides
wuellerstorfi

Elphidium
crispum

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Epistominella
exigua

Eponides
repandus

Gyroidina
sp.
Gyroidina
sp.
Heterostegina
depressa

Lagena
demorpha

Laticarinina
pauperata

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marginopora
vertebralis

Oolina
apiculata

Quinqueloculina
parkeri

Sorites
marginalis

Spirillina
decorata

Textularia
sp.