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Chaetognath Aggregation (Biotic Group)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 457

Biotic Setting Planktonic Biota
Biotic Group Zooplankton
Biotic Subclass Worm Holoplankton
Biotic Group Chaetognath Aggregation
Biotic Community Flaccisagitta Aggregation
Sagitta Aggregation

Definition Water parcels in which chaetognaths aggregate and are the dominant form of zooplankton. Chaetognaths are small, fish-shaped worms with large "teeth," and they are ferocious predators. They are commonly known as Arrow Worms.