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Kaminskiidae is a family of foraminifers. Dead Kaminskiidae form calcareous oozes.

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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 Kaminskiidae. View this species on GBIF
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Kaminskiidae Habitats

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

Kaminskiidae Habitats

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