Approaches to Study Living Foraminifera

Collection, Maintenance and Experimentation


ISBN: 978-4-431-54387-9 (Print) 978-4-431-54388-6 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-12

    The Propagule Method as an Experimental Tool in Foraminiferal Ecology

  3. Chapter

    Pages 13-28

    The Natural Laboratory of Algal Symbiont-Bearing Benthic Foraminifera: Studying Individual Growth and Population Dynamics in the Sublittoral

  4. Chapter

    Pages 29-54

    Methods for Estimating Individual Growth of Foraminifera Based on Chamber Volumes

  5. Chapter

    Pages 55-70

    Changing Investigation Perspectives: Methods and Applications of Computed Tomography on Larger Benthic Foraminifera

  6. Chapter

    Pages 71-89

    Protein Analysis in Large Benthic Foraminifera

  7. Chapter

    Pages 91-102

    Molecular Assessment of Benthic Foraminiferal Diversity

  8. Chapter

    Pages 103-113

    FLEC-TEM: Using Microscopy to Correlate Ultrastructure with Life Position of Infaunal Foraminifera

  9. Chapter

    Pages 115-131

    Response of Shallow Water Benthic Foraminifera to a 13C-Labeled Food Pulse in the Laboratory

  10. Chapter

    Pages 133-162

    How Has Foraminiferal Genetic Diversity Developed? A Case Study of Planoglabratella opercularis and the Species Concept Inferred from Its Ecology, Distribution, Genetics, and Breeding Behavior

  11. Chapter

    Pages 163-193

    Survival, Reproduction and Calcification of Three Benthic Foraminiferal Species in Response to Experimentally Induced Hypoxia

  12. Chapter

    Pages 195-227

    Living Foraminifera in a Brazilian Subtropical Coastal Environment (Flamengo Inlet, Ubatuba, São Paulo State–Brazil)