Foraminifera

Science / Marine Biology / Foraminifera: Protozoan group, individuals of which usually secrete a calcareous test; both planktonic and benthic representatives

Foraminiferal Ooze

Science / Geology / Foraminiferal Ooze: A calcareous sediment composed of the shells of dead Foraminifera. MORE

Pelagic Sediment

Science / Geology / Pelagic Sediment: A ocean sediment that accumulates far enough from land that detrital materials are a minor component. These sediments are largely composed of the tiny shell debris of radiolarians and foraminifera. MORE

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