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Burrows/Bioturbation (Geoform)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 186

Geoform Origin Biogenic
Geoform Burrows/Bioturbation
Geoform Type Tilefish Burrow

Definition Tubes, holes, furrows, and small mounds formed by the digging, feeding, and movement of benthic fauna. These can bring nutrients and other compounds to the surface—as well as destabilize the substrate.