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Worm Reef (Geoform)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 214

Geoform Origin Biogenic
Geoform Worm Reef
Geoform Type Patch Worm Reef
Linear Worm Reef

Definition Reefs that consist of the consolidated tubes of many individual tube worms, often of the sabellaria and serpulid genera. They may be calcareous or siliceous, and the outer surface of these reefs may support living worm communities.