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    • 放射虫門
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Recent observations

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Square

Observer

lamamark

Date

January 22, 2006

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sarka

Date

October 28, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

The Radiolaria are protozoa of (diameter 0.1–0.2 mm) that produce intricate mineral skeletons, typically with a central capsule dividing the cell into the inner and outer portions of endoplasm and ectoplasm. They are found as zooplankton throughout the ocean, and their skeletal remains make up a large part of the cover of the ocean floor as siliceous ooze. Due to their rapid turn-over of species, they represent an important diagnostic fossil found from the Cambrian onwards. Some...

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