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Coccoliths in our Coastal Waters

Nature volume 57, page 80 | Download Citation



IN our communication to NATURE, September 16, 1897, we say “the presence of these bodies (coccoliths) in our coastal waters does not appear to have been recorded.” Since this was written we find that Dr. Wallich, in the Ann. and Mag. of Natural Hist., vol. ii. 1868. p. 319, stated “Coccospheres have been met with by me profusely … in material collected at the surface of the open seas of the tropics, and also in dredgings from shoal water off the south coast of England”

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    • J. JOLY
    •  & HENRY H. DIXON


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