Hydrobiological notes on the high-salinity waters of the Sinai Peninsula

@article{Por1972HydrobiologicalNO,
  title={Hydrobiological notes on the high-salinity waters of the Sinai Peninsula},
  author={Francis Dov Por},
  journal={Marine Biology},
  year={1972},
  volume={14},
  pages={111-119}
}
  • F. Por
  • Published 1 May 1972
  • Biology, Geology
  • Marine Biology
The Sinai Peninsula is surrounded by high-salinity seas and bordered by saline lagoons. The geologically long-lasting high-saline conditions have resulted in the formation of a metahaline marine fauna in the Red Sea. Metahaline marine elements also inhabit the saline lagoons with salinities up to 60 to 80‰ In open lagoons, beyond these values, a hyperhaline community of marine euryhaline organisms has established itself. Only beyond 100‰ S, or if the lagoon has no open connection with the sea… Expand
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