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Coral Sand (Substrate Subclass)

Component: Substrate

Unique Identifier: 313

Substrate Origin Biogenic Substrate
Substrate Class Coral Substrate
Substrate Subclass Coral Sand

Definition Substrate that is dominated by coral Sand with a median particle size of 0.0625 millimeters to < 2 millimeters (Sand). When the composition and origin of Sand is unclear, it is assumed to be mineral Sand, and is classified as a Geologic Origin substrate.