Forams

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Hyaline Foram Tests

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Reussella, Hyaline benthic foram from Puerto Rico
Reussella,
Hyaline benthic foram from Puerto Rico, SEM image 150X

(Credit: Heidi Crevison Souder; used by permission Foraminifers as Bioindicators website,
University of South Florida, St. Petersburg)

Benthic foram with hyaline test from the Florida Keys
Bolivina pulchella,
Benthic foram with hyaline test from the Florida Keys, SEM image.
Notice the remarkable difference in test shape in these hyaline examples.

(Credit: Heidi Crevison Souder; used by permission Foraminifers as Bioindicators website,
University of South Florida, St. Petersburg)

Benthic foram from the Florida Keys. SEM image free dorsal side
Planorbulina acervalis,
Benthic foram from the Florida Keys. SEM image free dorsal side, 60X.

(Credit: Heidi Crevison Souder; used by permission Foraminifers as Bioindicators website,
University of South Florida, St. Petersburg)

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