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Received July 18, 2001,Revised December 11, 2001, Accepted , Available online

Volume 14,2002,Pages 558-562

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A hierarchical diversity index--taxonomic distinctnessindex △+, which was first defined by Warwick and Clark in 1998, wasemployed to evaluate the pollution status of the Bohai Sea withfreeliving marine nematodes. The result showed that the Bohai Bayand other coastal sampling sites might be affected by oil and gasproduction and other anthropogenic influences. In other words,anthropogenic disturbance was affecting this component of thebenthos in these locations. And most offshore sampling sites in themiddle of the Bohai Sea were clear and unpolluted.

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