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Sabellariid Substrate (Substrate Subclass)

Component: Substrate

Unique Identifier: 323

Substrate Origin Biogenic Substrate
Substrate Class Worm Substrate
Substrate Subclass Sabellariid Substrate
Substrate Group Sabellariid Reef Substrate
Sabellariid Rubble
Sabellariid Hash

Definition Biogenic substrate layers with conglomerated structures or smaller particles that are primarily composed of sand and shell bits cemented with adhesive proteins into cohesive, clustered tubes by sabellariid worms (e.g., Sabellaria or Phragmatopoma).