First stages of degradation of Limacina helicina shells observed above the aragonite chemical lysocline in Terra Nova Bay (Antarctica)

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C. Manno; S. Sandrini; L. Tositti; and A. Accornero;
(2007)

The observation of badly preserved shells of the pteropod Limacina helicina in deep (880 m) sediment traps moored in the polynya of Terra Nova Bay was the first inspiration that led us to investigate the chemical and physical processes affecting the aragonitic shells of... View more
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