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WOD code table: t_7_taxon_presence_abundance

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