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Tilefish Burrow (Geoform Type)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 188

Geoform Origin Biogenic
Geoform Burrows/Bioturbation
Geoform Type Tilefish Burrow


Description
Definition Burrows formed by the Tilefish (sp.). These can be up to 3 meters wide and 1 - 2 meters deep. In some areas, the density of these burrows can be over 1,000 per square kilometer, thus significantly altering the benthos.