TABLE 1. The metadata of the sediment cores used in this study.

Cruise

Core name

Year

Lat
(S)

Long
(W)

Water depth
(m)

Reference;
Age model

M77/2 059-PC1 2008 03°57.01' 81°19.23' 997 Mollier-Vogel et al., 2013
M77/2 052-PC2 2008 05°29.01' 81°27.00' 1249 Erdem et al., 2016
M77/2 047-PC2 2008 07°52.01' 80°31.36' 626 Erdem et al., 2016
M77/2 050-PC4 2008 08°01.01' 80°30.10' 1013 Erdem et al., 2016
M77/1 416-GC4 2008 17°28,13' 71°52,62' 505 Erdem et al., 2016

 

TABLE 2. List of the most abundant species with >5 % relative abundance observed in each sediment core. The most abundant and common species are indicated bold. * species without image.

Species name

Occurrence

59-1

52-2

50-4

47-2

416

Alabaminella weddellensis 0-6     absent absent
Anomalinoides minimus 0-5   absent   absent
Bolivina costata   1-43 5-45 16-26  
Bolivina interjuncta var. bicostata 0-7       0-5
Bolivina pacifica 0-6 0-5 0-6    
Bolivina plicata   absent     0-6
Bolivina quadrata* 0-7   absent   absent
Bolivina seminuda var. humilis     1-7 0-6 1-23
Bolivina spissa 0-5 0-7     absent
Bolivinita minuta 0-30 0-20 0-10 0-6  
cf Buccella peruviana     0-5 2-9  
Bulimina exilis     0-6    
Bulimina pagoda   0-7     absent
Buliminella elegantissima         0-22
Cassidulina auka absent 0-6 0-6   2-38
Cassidulina carinata 0-9 0-24 0-11    
Cassidulina delicata 3-14 5-21 3-14 6-16  
Cassidulina laevigata*   0-14     absent
Cassidulina minuta 0-9     0-9 absent
Cibicides mckannai   0-7   absent absent
Epistominella afueraensis     0-7   0-27
Epistominella exigua 5-23 0-33 0-13   0-6
Epistominella obesa* 0-5   0-15 2-16  
Epistominella pacifica 0-6 0-8 0-8   0-34
Epistominella smithi 0-6 0-12 0-7 absent absent
Fursenkoina fusiformis   0-5 0-5    
Gyroidina rothwelli 0-5       2-14
Nonionella auris*         0-15
Planulina limbata         0-7
Pseudoparella sp.     0-18 4-14 absent
Pseudoparella subperuviana*     0-15 3-14 0-18
Uvigerina auberiana 0-8 0-11     absent
Uvigerina bifurcata absent 0-9   absent absent
Uvigerina peregrina   0-10     0-6
Uvigerina semiornata 0-5 3-17 0-7    
Uvigerina striata         0-5
Virgulina cornuta*     0-6    
Virgulina spinosa 0-21 absent   absent absent