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Coquina Sand (Substrate Group)

Component: Substrate

Unique Identifier: 348

Substrate Origin Biogenic Substrate
Substrate Class Shell Substrate
Substrate Subclass Shell Sand
Substrate Group Coquina Sand

Definition Shell Sand that is primarily composed of broken down Coquina shells; this Sand has a characteristic orange color. Living clams may or may not be present; this is described in the BC.