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Polychaete Aggregation (Biotic Group)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 458

Biotic Setting Planktonic Biota
Biotic Group Zooplankton
Biotic Subclass Worm Holoplankton
Biotic Group Polychaete Aggregation
Biotic Community Syllid Aggregation
Tomopteris Aggregation

Definition Water parcels in which holoplanktonic polychaetes (distinctively segmented worms, generally with parapodia and setae modified into swimming appendages) are the dominant form of zooplankton.