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Attached Anemones (Biotic Group)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 507

Biotic Setting Benthic/Attached Biota
Biotic Class Faunal Bed
Biotic Subclass Attached Fauna
Biotic Group Attached Anemones
Biotic Community Attached Aiptasia
Attached Metridium


Description
Definition Hard substrate areas dominated by attached anemones (coelenterates which secure themselves to a hard substrate with a pedal disc). These assemblages are common in certain rocky, coastal areas.