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The PDF file includes:

  • Section S1. Reynolds number and drag coefficient calculations for characterizing flow regimes
  • Fig. S1. Field photographs of Ernietta aggregations likely representing bioherms.
  • Fig. S2. Ernietta model construction for CFD analyses.
  • Fig. S3. Select examples of CFD simulation setup.
  • Fig. S4. Frontal surface area at respective burial depth for calculations.
  • Fig. S5. CFD results for single-individual model.
  • Fig. S6. CFD results for multiple-individual model.
  • Fig. S7. CFD results for offset multiple-individual model.
  • Fig. S8. CFD drag results and SA/V values for all models.
  • Table S1. Size measurements of Ernietta from Farm Hansburg and Farm Kuibis in Namibia, collected summer 2016.
  • Table S2. Sensitivity analyses for meshing.
  • Legends for movies S1 and S2

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • Movie S1 (.avi format). 2D FSI simulation of Ernietta in perpendicular orientation.
  • Movie S2 (.avi format). 3D FSI simulation of Ernietta in parallel orientation.

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