Shorebird predation may explain the origin of Holocene beds of stout razor clams in life position

@article{Iribarne1998ShorebirdPM,
  title={Shorebird predation may explain the origin of Holocene beds of stout razor clams in life position},
  author={O. Iribarne and J. L. Valero and M. M. Mart{\'i}nez and L. Lucifora and S. Bachmann},
  journal={Marine Ecology Progress Series},
  year={1998},
  volume={167},
  pages={301-306}
}
  • O. Iribarne, J. L. Valero, +2 authors S. Bachmann
  • Published 1998
  • Biology
  • Marine Ecology Progress Series
  • Several hypotheses have been proposed to explain the origin of death assemblages of stout razor clams Tagelus plebeius buried in life position found in Holocene sediments in coastal Argentina and Uruguay: (1) a rapid decrease of sea level, (2) obstruction of the mouth of a coastal lagoon and episodic deposition of fluvial sediments in the mouth of a creek, and (3) a 'taphonomic feedback' process Hypothesis 1 has been discarded, Hypothesis 2 only has a local explanation, while based on current… CONTINUE READING
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