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Protozoan Holoplankton (Biotic Subclass)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 406

Biotic Setting Planktonic Biota
Biotic Group Zooplankton
Biotic Subclass Protozoan Holoplankton
Biotic Group Foraminiferan Aggregation
Radiolarian Aggregation


Description
Definition Water parcels in which single-celled protozoans are the perceived dominant feature. CMECS considers only the larger, visible protozoans that form tests or shells.