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Rhodolith Sand (Substrate Group)

Component: Substrate

Unique Identifier: 328

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

Definition Substrate that is dominated by Rhodolith 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.