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Chlorophyte Phytoplankton (Biotic Subclass)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 474

Biotic Setting Planktonic Biota
Biotic Class Phytoplankton
Biotic Subclass Chlorophyte Phytoplankton
Biotic Group Chlorophyte Aggregation
Chlorophyte Bloom
Chlorophyte Maximum Layer

Definition Areas dominated by Chlorophytes (green algae that are unicellular, flagellated, and sometimes colonial phytoplankton), occurring more predominantly in the tropics.