South West Indian Ocean 5.0 N, 65.0 E
recent to Holocene
the images are provided by Selvin Shyam Paul
the work was done and images made by Prof. Addula Nallappa Reddy
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
redrawn from Jayaraju et al., 2010