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Lyrellaceae is a family of diatoms. Lyrellaceae form siliceous oozes.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_02000044
  • Definition: Siliceous ooze is a marine sediment composed of the debris of plankton with silica shells, such as diatoms and radiolaria. This ooze is limited to areas with high biological productivity, such as the polar oceans, and upwelling zones near the equator. The least common type of sediment, it covers only 15% of the ocean floor. It accumulates at a slower rate than calcareous ooze: 0.2-1 cm / 1000 yr.
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EOL has data for 24 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Lyrellaceae. View this species on GBIF

Lyrellaceae Habitats

The environments in which many Lyrellaceae species are known to live. Select an environment to see its Lyrellaceae species checklist.

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Lyrellaceae Habitats

The environments in which many Lyrellaceae species are known to live. Select an environment to see its Lyrellaceae species checklist.