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(English) Layer of small plants and animals attached to surfaces projecting above the bottom. (See also: Aufwuchs)
(French) Couche de petits végétaux et animaux fixés sur les reliefs du fond. (See also: Aufwuchs)
(Portuguese) Camada de pequenos animais ou plantas aderentes a superfícies que se projectam acima do fundo. (See also: Aufwuchs)

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