Manganese incorporation in living (stained) benthic foraminiferal shells: a bathymetric and in-sediment study in the Gulf of Lions (NW Mediterranean)

  title={Manganese incorporation in living (stained) benthic foraminiferal shells: a bathymetric and in-sediment study in the Gulf of Lions (NW Mediterranean)},
  author={Shauna N{\'i} Fhlaithearta and Christophe Fontanier and Frans J. Jorissen and Aur{\'e}lia Mouret and Adriana Due{\~n}as-Boh{\'o}rquez and Pierre Anschutz and Mattias B. Fricker and Detlef G{\"u}nther and G. J. De Lange and Gert‐Jan Reichart},
Abstract. Manganese geochemistry in deep-sea sediments is known to vary greatly over the first few centimeters, which overlaps the in-sediment depth habitats of several benthic foraminiferal species. Here we investigated manganese incorporation in benthic foraminiferal shell carbonate across a six-station depth transect in the Gulf of Lions, NW Mediterranean, to unravel the impacts of foraminiferal ecology and Mn pore water geochemistry. Over this transect water depth increases from 350 to 1987… Expand
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