Foraminiferan tests

Foraminiferan tests

Z110/0256 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 72.3MB

Downloadable file size: 5.9MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Foraminiferan tests (shells), macrophotograph. Species seen here include Bulimina gibba, Elphidium crispum, E. articulatum, Lagena sulcata, and Miliolinella circularis. Foraminifera are marine single-celled marine protozoa that construct and inhabit a calcium carbonate shell composed of several chambers. These are usually penetrated by pores through which the cellular content is extruded. The shells form an important component of chalk. In past geological ages, foraminifera were so numerous that their shells, largely composed of calcium carbonate, have formed immense fossil deposits, seen today as limestone. Also seen copepod tests and fragments of sea coal (black). Magnification: x36 at 10 centimetres wide.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: animal, aquatic, back-lit, biological, biology, bulimina gibba, calcium carbonate, chalk, cibicides sp., copepod, crustacean, elphidium articulatum, elphidium crispum, fauna, foraminifera, foraminiferan, foraminiferans, invertebrate, invertebrates, lagena sulcata, limestone, macrophotograph, many, marine, miliolinella circularis, multiple, nature, plankton, planktonic, protozoa, protozoan, quinqueloculina sp., sea coal, sedimentary rock, shell, shells, single-cell, single-celled, test, tests, wildlife, zoological, zoology, zooplankton

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.