Star Sand Foraminifera canvas print by Gerd Guenther/science Photo Library. Bring your artwork to life with the texture and depth of a stretched canvas print. Your image gets printed onto one of our premium canvases and then stretched on a wooden frame of 1.5" x 1.5" stretcher bars (gallery wrap) or 5/8" x 5/8" stretcher bars (museum wrap). Your canvas print will be delivered to you "ready to hang" with pre-attached hanging wire, mounting hooks, and nails.
Light micrograph of a shell (test) of a Baculogypsina spaerulat foraminifera, or sand star. Foraminifera are marine single-celled protozoa that... more
Light micrograph of a shell (test) of a Baculogypsina spaerulat foraminifera, or sand star. Foraminifera are marine single-celled protozoa that construct and inhabit shells composed of several chambers. These are usually penetrated by pores through which the cellular content is extruded. The shells form an important component of chalk. In past geological ages, foraminifera were so numerous that their shells, largely composed of calcium carbonate, have formed immense fossil deposits, seen today as limestone. Magnification: 10x when printed at 10 centimetres across.
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