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WOD code table: t_7_taxon_presence_abundance

code_name Taxonomic abundance
units WOD code table
1 PRESENT;+;y;some;also used for body parts;e.g. spicules
2 ABSENT; not found; -; not observed
3 COMMON; C; ++; many
4 ABUNDANT; CC
5 VERY ABUNDANT; CCC; +++
6 PREDOMINANT; CCCC
7 RARE; R; LITTLE
8 VERY RARE; VR; RR
9 HIGHLY RARE; RRR
10 EXTREMELY RARE; RRRR
11 RED TIDE; bloom
12 EXCLUSIVELY
13 X from JGOFS ANT X/6 (exact translation unknown)
14 XX from JGOFS ANT X/6
15 XXX from JGOFS ANT X/6
16 O from JGOFS ANT X/6
17 OO from JGOFS ANT X/6
18 OOO from JGOFS ANT X/6
19 FEW
20 SEVERAL
21 A LOT
22 AVERAGE
31 WDC1;present in aliquot
32 WDC2;present in sample but not in aliquot
33 WDC3; searched for but not found in sample