Caption: Planktic foraminiferan (foram) test from the southern Caribbean (Globigerinoides ruber). Foraminifera produce (most commonly) a calciferous test (skeleton) which is divided into chambers. Live forams have filopodia that are united in a complex fashion to produce reticulopodia.
Magnification*: x40
Type: SEM
Copyright 2004 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: 24340C,09.01.04,aquatic,calciferous,calcified test,calcium carbonate,foram,foraminifera,foraminiferan,marine,planktic,plankton,Protozoa,protozoan,salt water,saltwater,sea water,SEM,skeleton,test,zooplankton,Globigerinoides ruber