reef complex

reef complex

[′rēf ‚käm‚pleks]
(geology)
The solid reef core and the heterogeneous and contiguous fragmentary material derived from it by abrasion.
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These working groups delineated reefs (< 30 m depth) (Figure 1) and categorized each as either a major reef complex, patchy reef complex, cobble reef, offshore or pinnacle reef, or manmade.
* Urchin Reef Complex out of Destin, 89--8x10 pyramids, spread over 29 spots, 65 feet deep, 10-foot relief
The oyster reef complex within Sabine Lake Estuary is the largest known in the United States with no record of commercial harvest, and it presents a unique opportunity to understand the habitat value of an unfished reef system in comparison with adjacent estuarine habitats.