Recent Benthic Foraminifera from the Local Water of Qatar, Arabian Gulf

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Recent Benthic Foraminifera from the Local Water of Qatar, Arabian Gulf

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dc.contributor.author Al Hitmi, Hind Hitmi [هند هتمي الهتمي] en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-25T15:12:35Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-25T15:12:35Z
dc.date.issued 2000 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Qatar University Science Journal, 2000, Vol. 20, Pages 167-179. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10576/9657
dc.description.abstract ABSTRACT In the present study, fifty species of Foraminifera are identified from the bottom sediments of the local Qatarian waters on the eastern and northern sides of Qatar Peninsula in the Arabian Gulf. These comprise 7 species ofTextulariina, one species of Carterinina, 32 species of Miliolina and 10 species ofRotaliina. Miliolina constitutes the most frequent group as it represents 45.9% of the fauna, while Textulariina represents 24.3% and Rotaliina 29.8%. The distribution of the identified species in 24 studied bottom grap samples distributed in an area ranging in depth from few meters near shore to more than 20 fathoms (36m) depth are studied. The ecological factors controlling the distribution of the identified fauna are discussed. A comparison between that fauna and those in some parts of the Arabian Gulf, Red Sea and GulfofAqaba is attempted. en_US
dc.description.abstract تم تعريف خمسين نوعاَ من الفور امنيفرا من رواسب القاع في المياه الإقليمية القطرية على الجانبين الشرقي . ar
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Qatar University en_US
dc.subject Geology en_US
dc.subject الجيولوجيا ar
dc.title Recent Benthic Foraminifera from the Local Water of Qatar, Arabian Gulf en_US
dc.title.alternative دراسة الفورامنيفرا القاعية الحديثة في رواسب المياه الإقليمية القطرية ar
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.pagination 167-179 en_US
dc.identifier.volume 20 en_US

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