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Amphipod Aggregation (Biotic Group)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 439

Biotic Setting Planktonic Biota
Biotic Group Zooplankton
Biotic Subclass Crustacean Holoplankton
Biotic Group Amphipod Aggregation
Biotic Community Hyperia Aggregation
Caprellid Aggregation

Definition Water parcels in which amphipods (laterally compressed or stick-like, elongated, generally small crustaceans) aggregate and are the dominant form of zooplankton.