Evolution of taxonomic diversity gradients in the marine realm: evidence from the composition of Recent bivalve faunas

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  title={Evolution of taxonomic diversity gradients in the marine realm: evidence from the composition of Recent bivalve faunas},
  author={J. Alistair Crame},
  year={2000}
}
Abstract A major new inventory of living marine Bivalvia (Mollusca) is based on 29 regional faunas. These again pick out strong latitudinal and longitudinal gradients in taxonomic diversity, but there are indications that the patterns are not so regular as previously thought. There are signs of asymmetry between the Northern and Southern Hemisphere latitudinal gradients, with the former tending to be more regular than the latter. Northern gradients are also characterized by a marked inflection… 

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