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Halimeda Sand (Substrate Group)

Component: Substrate

Unique Identifier: 325

Substrate Origin Biogenic Substrate
Substrate Class Algal Substrate
Substrate Subclass Algal Sand
Substrate Group Halimeda Sand

Definition Biogenic Substrate that is primarily composed of recognizable, broken segment-like fronds of Halimeda, a green coralline alga, and has a median particle size of 0.0625 millimeters to < 2 millimeters (Sand).