Lecture 6. Factors controlling the distribution of foraminifera. Ecology. Numerous foraminifera inhabit the benthic environment. Some move freely over the sea-bed or in the first few millimeters of sediment.
the distribution of
Benthic and planktonic foraminiferid assemblages changes with depth and latitude, especially in relation to temperature.
Benthic and planktonic foraminiferid abundance and general composition change with depth and salinity.
Foraminifer nannofossil ooze
Deep sea red clay