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Textulariidae is a family of forams. Textulariidae 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 Textulariidae Ehrenberg 1838. View this species on GBIF

Textulariidae Ehrenberg 1838 Habitats

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

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Textulariidae Ehrenberg 1838 Habitats

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