Meiofauna of silty sediments in the coastal area of the North Adriatic, with special reference to sampling methods


At five coastal silty sediment stations ranging in depth from 8 to 30 m, the abundance and composition of meiofauna were investigated. Three methods of sampling were used, i.e. Pfleger corer, Van Veen grab and SCUBA divers. Four samples per station were taken. The mean density of total meiofauna was 660 ± 109 ind. 10 cm2. The main meiofauna group was… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00031789


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