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Nodosariidae is a family of forams. Dead Nodosariidae form calcareous oozes. They are omnivores. 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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Nodosariidae Ehrenberg 1838 Habitats

The environments in which many Nodosariidae Ehrenberg 1838 species are known to live. Select an environment to see its Nodosariidae Ehrenberg 1838 species checklist.

Nodosariidae Ehrenberg 1838 Habitats

The environments in which many Nodosariidae Ehrenberg 1838 species are known to live. Select an environment to see its Nodosariidae Ehrenberg 1838 species checklist.