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Fish Spawning and Larval Aggregation (Biotic Group)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 447

Biotic Setting Planktonic Biota
Biotic Group Zooplankton
Biotic Subclass Fish Meroplankton
Biotic Group Fish Spawning and Larval Aggregation
Biotic Community Damselfish Spawing and Larval Aggregation
Grouper Spawning and Larval Aggregation
Surgeonfish Spawning and Larval Aggregation


Description
Definition Water parcels in which fish gametes and larvae are aggregated (often in large numbers) after simultaneous spawning, and are the dominant form of zooplankton.