Foraminiferan test (shell) SEM

Foraminiferan test (shell) SEM

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Caption: Foraminiferan test or shell (Cibicides lobatulus), coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). Foraminifera are single-celled protozoa which construct and inhabit shells composed of several chambers. These are usually penetrated by pores through which the cellular contents is extruded. The organisms live in the sea or salt-water lakes. The shells form an important component of chalk. In previous geological ages foraminifera occurred in such enormous numbers that their shells, largely of calcium carbonate, have formed immense fossil deposits seen today as chalk and limestone. Magnfication x120 at 10cm wide.

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Keywords: cibicides lobatulus, foraminifera, foraminiferan, plankton, protozoa, protozoan, scanning electron micrograph, scanning electron microscope, sem, shell, shells, test, zooplankton

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