Foram Gallery
Planorbulina mediterranensis
(recent example)

A very distinctive species that can be found in the North Atlantic waters just as much as in the Mediterranean sea. These overlapping types will be of great interest if there are changes in sea temperature in the future. Fossil Forams have been studied for several hundred years but from the environmental point of view, the living recent species should in their distibution and numbers give us information on climatic change which may become important if global warming occurs.


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