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Chlorophyte Bloom (Biotic Group)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 476

Biotic Setting Planktonic Biota
Biotic Class Phytoplankton
Biotic Subclass Chlorophyte Phytoplankton
Biotic Group Chlorophyte Bloom
Biotic Community Pyramimonas Bloom

Definition Surface waters where rapid growth and very high densities of chlorophytes occur, particularly under quiescent conditions when nutrients are in excess.