Soft Substrata

Substrata of any origin where ≥ 80% of the substratum surface is soft (i.e. acoustically or optically soft and/or not stable enough through time to be able to maintain a reef ecosystem of some form). This is equivalent to a substratum where < 20 % of the substratum surface is hard.

Primary domain: Substratum Component
Classification level: Level 1
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