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Proschkiniaceae is a family of diatoms. Dead Proschkiniaceae 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Proschkiniaceae. View this species on GBIF

Proschkiniaceae Habitats

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

Proschkiniaceae Habitats

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