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Sharma A, Brown K (2021): Benthic Foraminifera of Laucala Bay (Suva, Fiji). v1.1. Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node. Dataset/Occurrence. https://nzobisipt.niwa.co.nz/resource?r=suvaforam&v=1.1
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Laucala Bay, Suva, Fiji
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-18.19, 178.4], North East [-18.11, 178.53]|
|Start Date / End Date||2004-03-01 / 2004-07-31|
Sediment samples of approximately 1kg were collected from 12 sites in Laucala Bay and one site in Suva Harbour, by wading or snorkeling and collecting handfuls of sand, or in deeper water, using a grab sampler.
|Study Extent||This dataset describes the species of foraminifera that were identified in Laucala Bay, Suva, Fiji, as part of a Master of Science research thesis.|
Method step description:
- Detailed methodology can be obtained from the Master of Science thesis in the Citations section.
- Sharma, A. D. (2007). A study of the benthic foraminifera of Laucala Bay, with special focus on Marginopora vertebralis. Master of Science in Marine Science thesis. The University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji. http://digilib.library.usp.ac.fj/gsdl/collect/usplibr1/index/assoc/HASH0180/d8252707.dir/doc.pdf
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