foramol

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foramol Applied to an association of Bryozoa, Foraminiferida, coralline red algae (Rhodophyceae), and Mollusca that inhabits seas where the temperature often falls below 15°C and forms a characteristic sediment. Compare CHLORALGAL and CHLOROZOAN.

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