Q. With reference to the Foraminifera (forams) consider the following statements:
1.They are multi-cellular organisms.
2.Their shells can be used to study the characteristics of oceans.
3.They are found in all marine environments.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
Statement 1 is incorrect. They are single-celled organisms.
Statement 2 and 3 are correct. Their shells can be used to study the characteristics of oceans. They are found in all marine environments from the intertidal to the deepest ocean trenches, and from the tropics to the poles.