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Caucasinidae is a family of forams. Caucasinidae form calcareous oozes. They are sessile organisms.

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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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Caucasinidae Bykova 1959. View this species on GBIF

Caucasinidae Bykova 1959 Habitats

The environments in which many Caucasinidae Bykova 1959 species are known to live. Select an environment to see its Caucasinidae Bykova 1959 species checklist.

Caucasinidae Bykova 1959 Habitats

The environments in which many Caucasinidae Bykova 1959 species are known to live. Select an environment to see its Caucasinidae Bykova 1959 species checklist.