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ORV Sagar Kanya
     
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
     
Map of Samples
redrawn from Jayaraju et al., 2010

Ammonia beccarii
(Linné, 1758 ) 
Astrononion umbilicatum
Uchio, 1952 
Astrononion umbilicatum
Uchio, 1952 
Borelis schlumbergeri
(Reichel, 1937) 
   
Cibicides wuellerstorfi
(Schwager, 1866) 
Cibicides wuellerstorfi
(Schwager, 1866) 
Elphidium crispum
(Linneaeus, 1758) 
Epistominella exigua
(Brady, 1884) 
   
Eponides repandus
(Fichtel & Moll, 1798) 
Gyroidina 
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Gyroidina 
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Heterostegina depressa
d'Orbigny, 1826 
   
Lagena demorpha
Rymer Jones, 1872 
Laticarinina pauperata
(Parker & Jones, 1865) 
Marginopora vertebralis
Quoy & Gaimard, 1830 
Oolina apiculata
Reuss, 1851 
   
Quinqueloculina parkeri
(Brady, 1881) 
Sorites marginalis
(Lamarck, 1816) 
Spirillina decorata
Brady, 1884 
Textularia 
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