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Turbinate Coral Reef (Biotic Group)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 499

Biotic Setting Benthic/Attached Biota
Biotic Class Reef Biota
Biotic Subclass Shallow/Mesophotic Coral Reef Biota
Biotic Group Turbinate Coral Reef
Biotic Community Turbinate Madracis Reef


Description
Definition Areas dominated by turbinate corals that are cone shaped. Turbinate corals are often found in calmer water at mid-depth levels, often on back reef-slopes.