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Distribution and Abundance
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The recorded species belong to 16 taxonomic groups, including porifera, coelenterates, platyhelminthes, nemerteans, nematodes, annelids (polychaetes, oligochaetes), sipunculans, echiurans, molluscs (bivalves, gastropods), arthropods (crustaceans), bryozoans, phoronid, echinoderms, hemichordates, cephalochordate and osteichthyes (fish). Polychaete annelids, crustaceans and bivalves were by far the most abundant, comprising over 70% of the total species.
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Last Review Date : 23 March 2017