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Halo (Geoform Type)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 206

Geoform Origin Biogenic
Geoform Shallow/Mesophotic Coral Reef
Geoform Type Halo


Description
Definition The zone of low-relief, generally bare, sand surrounding Patch Coral Reefs. Halos are often formed by the action of grazing herbivores in the adjacent patch reef itself.