Effect of increased temperature on carbon and nitrogen uptake oftwo intertidal foraminifera ( Ammonia tepida and Haynesinagermanica )

  title={Effect of increased temperature on carbon and nitrogen uptake oftwo intertidal foraminifera ( Ammonia tepida and Haynesinagermanica )},
  author={Julia Wukovits and Annekatrin Julie Enge and Wolfgang Wanek and Margarete Watzka and Petra Heinz},
  journal={Biogeosciences Discussions},
Benthic foraminifera are highly abundant heterotrophic protists in marine sediments, but intertidal communities are expected to undergo future changes. Environmental changes can exceed the tolerance limits of intertidal species causing a shift in species composition which might result in altered nutrient fluxes. Factors limiting the abundance of specific foraminiferal species can be temperature related stress tolerance or food source processing efficiency. In this study, we performed a… 

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