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Coral Larval Aggregation (Biotic Group)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 445

Biotic Setting Planktonic Biota
Biotic Group Zooplankton
Biotic Subclass Coral Meroplankton
Biotic Group Coral Larval Aggregation
Biotic Community Acroporid Larval Aggregation
Monstastraea Larval Aggregation


Description
Definition Water parcels in which coral larvae aggregate post-spawning, with no evidence of a recent spawning event, and they are the dominant form of zooplankton.