Abundance Of The Alien Spionid Streblospio gynobranchiata In Relation To Sediment Composition Along The Southern Coast Of The Caspian Sea

  title={Abundance Of The Alien Spionid Streblospio gynobranchiata In Relation To Sediment Composition Along The Southern Coast Of The Caspian Sea},
  author={Amir Faraz Ghasemi and Armin Jam and Mehrshad Taheri and Maryam Yazdani Foshtomi},
  journal={Transylvanian Review of Systematical and Ecological Research},
  pages={119 - 126}
Abstract Seasonal and inter-annual variations in the density of the invasive polychaete Streblospio gynobranchiata were noted in the south Caspian Sea when sediment conditions were examined at five and 14 meters depths in 2005 and 2010. There was no clear trend in changing density in line one but in line two, in all seasons except summer, density of S. gynobranchiata decreased significantly. Maximum densities of 2,040 ind./m−2 and 1,013 ind./m−2 were obtained in 2005 and 2010, respectively… 

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