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Decline of the Jakarta Bay molluscan fauna linked to human impact

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In 1937/38 representative mollusc collections were made in Jakarta Bay (West Java, Indonesia). New data from here and the adjacent offshore Thousand Islands archipelago (Kepulauan Seribu) became available in 2005. Although collecting efforts and sampling methods differed, a comparison of the molluscan fauna of Jakarta Bay between 1937/38 and 2005 reveals a distinct deterioration. From 1937 to 2005, Jakarta Bay received increasing amounts of sewage from the greater Jakarta area, as well as inc...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, Academic Services, Natural History Museum
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier B.V. Publisher's website
Journal:
Marine Pollution Bulletin Journal website
Volume:
59
Issue:
4-7
Pages:
101-107
Publication date:
2009-04-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-3363
ISSN:
0025-326X
URN:
uuid:83cc970b-57e0-49bd-9311-753bdef45a5d
Source identifiers:
560200
Local pid:
pubs:560200
Paper number:
4-7

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