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Sphaeroidina bulloides d'Orbigny ex Deshayes 1828

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Sphaeroidina bulloides is a species of forams in the family Sphaeroidinidae. Sphaeroidina bulloides form calcareous oozes. It is an omnivore. It is a sessile organism.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_02000046
  • Definition: Calcareous ooze is a marine sediment composed primarily of the shells--also known as tests--of foraminifera, coccolithophores, and pteropods. This is the most common pelagic sediment by area, covering 48% of the world ocean's floor. This type of ooze is limited to depths above the Carbonate Compensation Depth at time of burial. It accumulates more rapidly than any other pelagic sediment type, with a rate that varies from 0.3 - 5 cm / 1000 yr.
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EOL has data for 21 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Sphaeroidina bulloides d'Orbigny ex Deshayes 1828. View this species on GBIF