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TABLE 2. Benthic foraminifer absolute abundance (I).

TABLE 3. Benthic foraminifer relative abundance (RA, %).

TABLE 4. Ostracod absolute abundance (I) (MNI); * indicates juvenile specimens.

TABLE 5. Ostracod relative abundance (RA, %) (MNI).

TABLE 6. Ostracod absolute abundance (I) (TNV).

TABLE 7. Ostracod relative abundance (RA, %) (TNV).

 

TABLE 1. Semiquantitative distribution of microfossils remains (VR = very rare; R = rare; U = uncommon; C = common).

Section Samples Bacillariophyta Bivalvia Bryozoa Echinodermata Foraminifera
(benthic)
Foraminifera
(planktonic)
Gastropoda Ostracoda Porifera Radiolaria Serpulidae
Tunnel excavation Tun 2                 VR    
  Tun 22                 C    
  Tun 23 VR               VR    
  Tun 27                 U    
  Tun 35                 U    
                         
STZC STZC 7         VR       VR    
  STZC 9                 VR VR  
  STZC 13         U       VR    
  STZC 15       U U R VR R R    
  STZC 16 VR R   VR R   R VR U    
  STZC 17   A   U R   C VR     C
  STZC 18 R U   R C R R R C R  
  STZC 19   U   C C R U U U R  
  STZC 20   C   U C R C C C R  
  STZC 21   R   U C R R U U R  
  STZC 22   R   U C R   C C R  
  STZC 23 VR R   R C R VR U U    
  STZC 24 R VR   U C R VR C U R  
  STZC 25       R C R   U U VR VR
  STZC 26 R     U C U   C U VR  
  STZC 27 VR     U U R   U U R VR
  STZC 28 VR R   U C R   U U U  
  STZC 29 R R   U C R R C U R VR
  STZC 30 VR U   C C R   U U R  
  STZC 31 VR     U C U   U C    
  STZC 32 VR R   U U VR   U U   VR
  STZC 33 U U   R C     C U U  
  STZC 34 R     U C U   C C U  
  STZC 35                 C    
                         
STZE STZE 1   C VR U C R U R C   R
  STZE 2   VR   U C R     C VR  
  STZE 3 VR VR             C    
  STZE 4   VR             U   R
  STZE 5                 C   VR
                         
STZB STZB 2                 VR    
  STZB 3                 VR    
  STZB 4                 U    
  STZB 5 R C   VR C   U U C R  
  STZB 6 U     R C U   U C U  
  STZB 7                 C C  
  STZB 8                 C U  
  STZB 9                 U R  
  STZB 10                 R VR VR
                         
STZF STZF 1 R     U C       C R  
  STZF 2       R R       R   VR
  STZF 3 VR     U R VR     R R  
  STZF 4 R     C C R   R C    
                         
STZA STZA 1                 C R  
  STZA 2 U       VR       C U  
  STZA 3                 R    
  STZA 4 R               C R  
  STZA 5 U               C R  
  STZA 6 R               U R  
  STZA 7   R             R    

 

TABLE 8. Allochthonous ostracod taxa occurrences.

Sections STZC STZF
Samples STZC 20 STZC 21 STZC 22 STZC 23 STZC 24 STZC 25 STZC 26 STZC 27 STZC 28 STZC 29 STZC 30 STZC 31 STZC 32 STZC 33 STZC 34 STZF 4
Candona neglecta Sars, 1887                            
Candonidae                              
Cyclocypris sp.                              
Cypria sp.                              
Cyprideis torosa (Jones, 1850)                
Cypridopsis sp.                              
Cypris pubera O.F. Müller, 1776                      
Heterocypris sp.                              
Mixtacandona sp.                              
Pseudocandona sarsi (Hartwig, 1899)                              

 

TABLE 9. Description and references of assemblage features.

Assemblage feature Description References
Absolute Abundance (I) Individuals/100 grams of dried sediment  
Relative Abundance (RA) Species percentage  
Dominance (D) Simpson index of dominance Hammer and Harper 2006, Hammer 1999-2016
Equitability (J) Shannon diversity divided by the logarithm of number of taxa Hammer and Harper 2006, Hammer 1999-2016
Shannon H’ (H’) Shannon-Wiener Diversity Index (entropy) Hammer and Harper 2006, Hammer 1999-2016.
Taxa S (S) Number of species (Species Richness or Simple Diversity)  
A-E Index (AE) Ammonia-Elphidium Foraminiferal Index (Aubignyna perlucida has been included in Ammonia) Sen Gupta et al. 1996; Sen Gupta and Platon, 2006
F-O Ratio (FO) Foraminifer individuals/Ostracod individuals  
CFRA Circalittoral Foraminifer Relative Abundance: sum of relative abundance of benthic foraminifer species showing preference for circalittoral waters, with a relative abundance > 3% at least in one sample (Bulimina aculeata, B. marginata, Cassidulina carinata, Nonionella turgida and Reussella spinulosa)  
CORA Circalittoral Ostracod Relative Abundance: sum of relative abundance of ostracod species showing preference for circalittoral waters, with a relative abundance > 3% at least in one sample (Costa edwardsii, Cytheridea neapolitana, Rectobuntonia subulata and Semicytherura ruggierii)  
TFRA Tolerant Foraminifer Relative Abundance: sum of relative abundance of benthic foraminifer showing tolerance to stressed and/or low-oxygen conditions, with a relative abundance > 3% at least in one sample (Ammonia aberdoveyensis lobate form, A. beccarii, A. falsobeccarii, Amphicoryna scalaris, Aubignyna perlucida, Bolivina lowmani, B. pseudoplicata, B. variabilis, Brizalina spathulata, Bulimina aculeata, B. elongata, B. marginata, Cassidulina carinata, Cornuspira involvens, Elphidium poeyanum DS form, E. pulvereum, E. incertum, Epistominella vitrea, Fursenkoina subacuta, Globocassidulina subglobosa, Haynesina depressula, H. germanica, Nonion fabum, Nonionella turgida, Rectuvigerina phlegeri, Valvulineria complanata).  

 

TABLE 10. Benthic foraminifer assemblage indices.

Sections Samples Taxa S Abundance I Dominance D Shannon H' Equitability J A-E index AE CFRA TFRA
STZC STZC 7 1 1 - - - - - -
  STZC 13 19 1888 0.12 2.36 0.80 66.67 5.08 39.83
  STZC 15 30 436 0.09 2.72 0.80 18.75 22.02 39.45
  STZC 16 12 124 0.13 2.22 0.89 23.08 0.00 32.26
  STZC 17 18 164 0.08 2.72 0.94 32.26 0.00 31.71
  STZC 18 41 30144 0.07 3.02 0.81 35.92 25.69 60.93
  STZC 19 36 10848 0.06 3.02 0.84 47.18 25.66 46.90
  STZC 20 38 16672 0.10 2.72 0.75 18.12 23.99 47.60
  STZC 21 30 10944 0.11 2.58 0.76 15.34 26.61 54.39
  STZC 22 30 4960 0.10 2.63 0.77 16.11 31.29 52.58
  STZC 23 30 6496 0.08 2.77 0.81 21.10 21.67 52.22
  STZC 24 36 4864 0.10 2.77 0.77 25.32 24.34 53.29
  STZC 25 32 5328 0.09 2.84 0.82 29.57 36.94 54.05
  STZC 26 37 4400 0.08 2.93 0.81 25.27 32.00 54.55
  STZC 27 33 688 0.07 3.04 0.87 19.30 22.09 54.07
  STZC 28 44 9472 0.06 3.21 0.85 35.29 22.97 49.66
  STZC 29 44 9736 0.06 3.12 0.82 39.08 22.93 49.73
  STZC 30 38 7840 0.05 3.17 0.87 46.03 17.55 38.37
  STZC 31 39 11968 0.05 3.27 0.89 24.42 20.86 47.06
  STZC 32 31 390 0.06 3.03 0.88 30.34 16.41 32.82
  STZC 33 44 15040 0.05 3.29 0.87 28.45 24.04 48.72
  STZC 34 48 22336 0.04 3.43 0.89 9.71 25.50 48.14
                   
STZE STZE 1 26 5232 0.10 2.639 0.81 25.11 13.76 43.73
  STZE 2 24 2088 0.11 2.527 0.80 21.60 16.48 55.56
                   
STZB STZB 5 37 5024 0.08 2.91 0.81 16.77 20.70 50.64
  STZB 6 32 10256 0.10 2.65 0.77 20.43 30.89 57.57
                   
STZF STZF 1 31 2344 0.08 2.85 0.83 29.79 19.80 49.15
  STZF 2 7 64 0.25 1.66 0.85 33.33 0.00 18.75
  STZF 3 9 104 0.13 2.11 0.96 30.00 7.69 42.31
  STZF 4 34 1164 0.06 3.08 0.87 43.93 20.27 50.86
                   
STZA STZA 2 1 1 - - - - - -

 

TABLE 11. Ostracod (MNI) assemblage indices.

Sections Samples Taxa S Abundance I Dominance D Shannon H' Equitability J CORA FO
STZC STZC 15 1 16 1 - - - 27.25
  STZC 16 1 4 1 - - - 31.00
  STZC 17 1 1 1 - - - 164.00
  STZC 18 5 103 0.44 1.00 0.62 89.32 292.66
  STZC 19 13 361 0.22 1.95 0.76 55.40 30.05
  STZC 20 17 691 0.13 2.26 0.80 23.30 24.45
  STZC 21 15 227 0.18 2.05 0.76 19.82 49.97
  STZC 22 12 270 0.20 1.86 0.75 22.22 18.65
  STZC 23 21 207 0.11 2.45 0.80 15.94 32.48
  STZC 24 14 207 0.16 2.06 0.78 28.99 23.96
  STZC 25 22 229 0.08 2.76 0.89 27.95 25.01
  STZC 26 16 218 0.11 2.39 0.86 25.69 20.37
  STZC 27 28 87 0.06 3.04 0.91 18.39 8.49
  STZC 28 27 289 0.08 2.81 0.85 14.19 34.07
  STZC 29 24 130 0.15 2.54 0.80 37.69 82.68
  STZC 30 22 117 0.10 2.72 0.88 27.35 75.38
  STZC 31 31 422 0.11 2.60 0.76 34.60 30.93
  STZC 32 27 86 0.07 2.96 0.90 8.14 5.16
  STZC 33 26 1061 0.08 2.76 0.85 24.13 14.43
  STZC 34 21 741 0.13 2.39 0.79 45.34 31.64
                 
STZE STZE 1 5 33 0.35 1.24 0.77 30.30 159.00
                 
STZB STZB 5 6 52 0.35 1.31 0.73 15.38 96.62
  STZB 6 7 41 0.46 1.17 0.60 80.49 250.15
                 
STZF STZF 4 4 8 0.34 1.21 0.88 50.00 146.00

 

TABLE 12. Ostracod (TNV) assemblage indices.

Sections Samples Taxa S Abundance I Dominance D Shannon H' Equitability J CORA FO
STZC STZC 15 1 42 1 - - - 10.38
  STZC 16 1 4 1 - - - 31.00
  STZC 17 1 8 1 - - - 20.50
  STZC 18 5 240 0.43 1.07 0.67 86.67 125.60
  STZC 19 13 1328 0.32 1.67 0.65 68.07 8.17
  STZC 20 17 2632 0.15 2.17 0.77 30.70 6.37
  STZC 21 15 764 0.23 1.82 0.67 40.31 14.48
  STZC 22 12 1008 0.20 1.86 0.75 28.57 4.96
  STZC 23 21 945 0.14 2.34 0.77 15.66 7.06
  STZC 24 14 720 0.19 2.03 0.77 42.78 6.79
  STZC 25 22 964 0.20 2.24 0.73 51.87 5.72
  STZC 26 16 672 0.15 2.17 0.78 37.50 6.67
  STZC 27 28 332 0.06 3.04 0.91 16.27 2.53
  STZC 28 27 1112 0.12 2.63 0.80 32.37 9.18
  STZC 29 24 367 0.25 2.14 0.67 50.14 29.56
  STZC 30 22 450 0.23 2.18 0.70 46.22 18.15
  STZC 31 31 1984 0.18 2.42 0.70 46.37 6.53
  STZC 32 27 222 0.08 2.82 0.86 13.51 2.48
  STZC 33 26 4544 0.13 2.48 0.76 46.83 3.49
  STZC 34 21 2336 0.17 2.17 0.71 50.68 9.86
                 
STZE STZE 1 5 52 0.32 1.27 0.79 38.46 100.62
                 
STZB STZB 5 6 119 0.30 1.36 0.76 16.81 42.22
  STZB 6 7 117 0.63 0.81 0.41 88.89 87.66
                 
STZF STZF 4 4 16 0.44 1.07 0.77 62.50 72.75