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Bimodality of Latitudinal Gradients in Marine Species Richness.
The paradigm for the latitudinal gradient in species richness is that it is unimodal with a tropical peak. For 27 published studies, and global datasets of 65 000 recent and 50 000 fossil marineExpand
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Growth and reproduction of Solen dactylus (Bivalvia: Solenidae) on northern coast of the Persian Gulf (Iran)
Solen dactylus is a razor clam distributed throughout the coast of the northern Persian Gulf. Study on biology of razor clams in this area is important for an essential management where these clamsExpand
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Marine Species Richness Is Bimodal with Latitude: A Reply to Fernandez and Marques.
Our review of the literature and available data on latitudinal gradients in marine species richness found that in all previous studies, and for a dataset of 65 000 species, they were bimodal, with aExpand
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Bimodal latitudinal species richness and high endemicity of razor clams (Mollusca)
Aim To examine the global distribution, endemicity, and latitudinal gradients of species richness of razor clams, family Solenidae. Location Global. Methods A total of 3105 distributionExpand
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Availability of Venerid Clam, Amiantis umbonella as potential metal bioindicator in Bandar Abbas coast, the Persian Gulf
Abstract Concentration of thirteen metals were measured in the clam Amiantis umbonella and its parasite crab Arcotheres tivelae , sediment and water collected at two stations of the Northern coast ofExpand
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Metal concentrations in razor clam Solen dactylus (Von Cosel, 1989) (Bivalvia: Solenidae), sediments and water in Golshahr coast of Bandar Abbas, Persian Gulf
In a complementary field study, the concentrations of some metals (Cu, Ag, Pb, Zn, Ni, Co, Mn, Fe, As, Cd, Cr, Mg and Ba) were measured in clam Solen dactylus, sediments and water collected at twoExpand
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A framework for the development of a global standardised marine taxon reference image database (SMarTaR-ID) to support image-based analyses
We propose a database structure to facilitate standardisation of morphospecies image catalogues between research groups and support future use in multiple front-end applications. Expand
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Reproduction, growth and production of Amiantis umbonella (Bivalvia: Veneridae) on northern coast of the Persian Gulf, Bandar Abbas, Iran
Amiantis umbonella is distributed throughout the coast of the northern Persian Gulf. This study of 8 93 clams provides data on reproduction, growth and production for the period April 2007 to MarchExpand
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Modelling present and future global distributions of razor clams (Bivalvia: Solenidae)
Razor clams (Pharidae and Solenidae) are deep-burrowing bivalves that inhabit shallow waters of the tropical, subtropical, and temperate seas. Using ‘maximum entropy’, a species distributionExpand
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Global Observational Needs and Resources for Marine Biodiversity
Living resources in the sea are essential to the economic, nutritional, recreational, and health needs of billions of people. Variation in the biodiversity that characterizes marine systems, andExpand
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