Spatial and temporal changes in interstitial meiofauna on a sandy ocean beach of South America

  title={Spatial and temporal changes in interstitial meiofauna on a sandy ocean beach of South America},
  author={Elaine Figueiredo Albuquerque and Ana Paula Brand{\~a}o Pinto and Antonieta d'Alc{\^a}ntara de Queiroz Perez and Val{\'e}ria Gomes Veloso},
  journal={Brazilian Journal of Oceanography},
Spatial and temporal patterns of meiofauna community from a Brazilian sandy beach were investigated. The objective of this work was to analyze the meiofauna distribution using a statistical model that considers the biological data as variables, and granulometric characteristics, organic matter, and temperature as covariables.Four zones were sampled throughout one year in a Brazilian sandy beach and three sediment cores were taken monthly from each zone. The meiofauna was composed by 12 taxa… Expand

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