Benthic foraminifera distribution in high polluted sediments from Niterói Harbor (Guanabara Bay), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Vilela,Claudia G.; Batista,Daniele S.; Batista-Neto,José A.; Crapez,Mirian; Mcallister,John J.;

Dockyards and harbors are recognized as being important locations where sediment-associated pollutants can accumulate, which constitutes an environmental risk to aquatic life due to potential uptake and accumulation of heavy metals in the biota. The aim of this paper is... View more