The Ningaloo Reef tract, located in the eastern Indian Ocean, fringes the starkly beautiful and remote northwest coastline of Western Australia. Extending nearly 300 km from North West Cape (21°47′S) to Point Quobba (24°29′S), Ningaloo is the largest fringing-barrier reef in Australia and one of the longest stretches of fringing reefs in the world. This reef tract is also one of the least studied; only two previous papers have focused on foraminiferal assemblages from the northwest shelf (Albani and Geijskes, 1973; Haig, 1997).

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Memoir 36 of the of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists makes available the taxonomic...

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