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    • Foraminifers
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    • Foraminifera
    • Foraminiferida

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Recent observations

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What

Foraminifers Phylum Foraminifera

Observer

j-southworth

Date

January 20, 2017 12:09 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Date

January 12, 2017 05:48 PM EST

Description

Homotrema rubrum

Photos / Sounds

Observer

j-southworth

Date

January 4, 2017 11:19 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Foraminifers Phylum Foraminifera

Observer

susanhewitt

Date

December 21, 2016 03:03 PM EST

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Observer

j-southworth

Date

December 14, 2016 10:55 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Foraminifers Phylum Foraminifera

Observer

j-southworth

Date

December 9, 2016 11:44 AM PST

Description

Found in the plankton today. I don't see these very often.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Foraminifers Phylum Foraminifera

Observer

j-southworth

Date

December 7, 2016 01:38 PM PST

Description

From a plankton tow on the pier by GFNMS visitors center. I don't often see these.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sudachi

Date

May 8, 2016 03:23 PM JST

Description

Calcarina spengleri
タイヨウスナ

Photos / Sounds

What

Foraminifers Phylum Foraminifera

Observer

sarka

Date

June 1, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Foraminifers Phylum Foraminifera

Observer

spferrin

Date

May 11, 2016 03:09 AM PDT

Description

Found on decaying surfgrass at low tide. Image taken using Foldscope and documented at microcosmos.foldscope.com/?p=16212

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sjhalvorson

Date

May 14, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Observer

daviswj

Date

April 14, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

The Foraminifera ("hole bearers", or forams for short) are a phylum or class of amoeboid protists. They are characterized both by their thin pseudopodia that form an external net for catching food, and they usually have an external shell, or test, made of various materials and constructed in diverse forms. Most forams are aquatic, primarily marine, and the majority of species live on or within the seafloor sediment (benthos) with a small number of species known...

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