By Barun K. Sen Gupta
The Foraminifera represent the main various staff of shelled microorganisms in smooth seas. This publication, designed as an surprisingly wide-ranging, authoritative, graduate textual content, offers with the systematics, telephone biology, chamber development, biogeography, ecology, shell geochemistry, and taphonomy of those interesting protists. The bankruptcy authors are famous specialists of their fields. the most subject matter matters large-scale and small-scale styles of species distributions and the environmental strategies that impact those styles. serious first ideas, no matter if derived from biology, chemistry, or geology, are rigorously defined.
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