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Floating/Suspended Microbes (Biotic Class)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 388

Biotic Setting Planktonic Biota
Biotic Class Floating/Suspended Microbes
Biotic Subclass Films and Strands
Microbial Foam
Microbial Aggregation

Definition Aggregations of microbes that are floating or suspended in the water column and not attached to the bottom or to any benthic substrate.