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Título : Macrofaunal benthic assemblages of a clam-dredged sandy beach in the Gulf of Valencia (western Mediterranean).
Autor : Ramón, Montserrat, Abelló, Pere
Palabras clave : beach
communities
Mediterranean
Donax
Chamelea
Fecha de publicación : 2004
Editor: International Commission for the Scientific Exploration of the Mediterranean Sea
Citación : Rapp. Comm. int. Mer Médit. 37: 421(2004)
Resumen: The macrofaunal benthic community of a sandy beach exposed to the effects of commercial clam dredging was studied to characterise the species distributions and assemblages. Two well-differentiated macrofaunal communities were found: a shallower one characterised by the bivalve Donax trunculus and the crab Portumnus latipes, occurring between 0.5 and 2.5 m depth, typical of fine and medium sandy sediments subjected to strong hydrodynamism, and a deeper, more diverse one, characterised by the bivalves Chamelea gallina, Donax semistriatus, Mactra stultorum, the gastropod Nassarius mutabilis and the crab Liocarcinus vernalis, typical of well sorted fine sand sediments.
Descripción : 1 page, 1 figure, 1 table
URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10261/35855
ISSN: 0373-434x
Citación : Rapp. Comm. int. Mer Médit. 37: 421(2004)
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