coiled fecal cast

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General: Coil of 'string of pearls' cast, often with a 'tail' extending straight in the direction of travel. Compare to knotted cast.



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Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Heezen, B.C. and C. Hollister (1971). The Face of the Deep. Oxford University Press, New York, 669.

Citation: coiled fecal cast () Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/coiled%20fecal%20cast. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-08-18.
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