Kōrero: Sea floor geology

Foraminifers (3 o 3)

Foraminifers

These photographs were taken with an electron microscope, and show in remarkable detail the surface of three foraminifers found in sediment. The two ball-like clusters are minute plankton which live at the ocean surface. The flatter shell is a form that lives on the seabed.

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NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Keith Lewis, Scott D. Nodder and Lionel Carter, 'Sea floor geology - How sediment forms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5614/foraminifers (accessed 1 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Keith Lewis, Scott D. Nodder and Lionel Carter, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006