Tintinnid distributions in the Strait of Magellan (Chile)

  title={Tintinnid distributions in the Strait of Magellan (Chile)},
  author={Serena Fonda Umani and Mariana Monti and Bruno Cataletto and Giorgio Budillon},
  journal={Polar Biology},
In the Strait of Magellan and in the adjacent Pacific and Atlantic Ocean shelf tintinnids were studied during three oceanographic cruises (November 1989, March–April 1991, and April 1995). Total tintinnid abundances were higher in the first cruise and dramatically decreased in the other two late summer cruises. As a general rule, abundances were higher at the surface and in the Atlantic sector. A total of 47 tintinnid species were found. There was not a single species, which could be identified… 

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