We would like to comment on a recent paper by Plint et al. (2012) that discusses mud transport across a Cretaceous shelf. The authors have taken to heart recent research that advocates looking for evidence of bedload transport of aggregated clays, and we are comfortable that much of the clay component in the Kaskapau Formation did indeed arrive via bedload transport rather than simply settling out of the water column. However, whereas we are perfectly comfortable with the proposed mode of transport, we do have several concerns and suggestions concerning one type of mud aggregate discussed by Plint et al....

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