@article{(Open Science Index):https://publications.waset.org/pdf/9998814,
	  title     = {Diversity and Distribution of Benthic Invertebrates in the West Port, Malaysia},
	  author    = {Seyedeh Belin Tavakoly Sany and  Majid Rezayi and  Rosli Hashim and  Aishah Salleh and  Omid Safari},
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	  abstract     = {The purpose of this paper is to describe the main
characteristics of macroinvertebrate species in response to
environmental forcing factors. Overall, 23 species of Mollusca, 4
species of Arthropods, 3 species of Echinodermata and 3 species of
Annelida were identified at the 9 sampling stations during four
sampling periods. Individual species of Mollusca constituted 36.4%
of the total abundance, followed by Arthropods (27.01%), Annelida
(34.3%) and Echinodermata (2.4%). The results of Kruskal-Wallis
test indicated that a significant difference (p <0.05) in the abundance,
richness and diversity of the macro-benthic community in different
stations. The correlation analysis revealed that anthropogenic
pollution and natural variability caused by these variations in spatial
	    journal   = {International Journal of Environmental and Ecological Engineering},
	  volume    = {8},
	  number    = {7},
	  year      = {2014},
	  pages     = {493 - 496},
	  ee        = {https://publications.waset.org/pdf/9998814},
	  url   	= {https://publications.waset.org/vol/91},
	  bibsource = {https://publications.waset.org/},
	  issn  	= {eISSN: 1307-6892},
	  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
	  index 	= {Open Science Index 91, 2014},