meiofauna


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meiofauna

[¦mī·ə′fȯn·ə]
(ecology)
Small benthic animals ranging in size between macrofauna and microfauna; includes interstitial animals.
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Effects of seawater acidification on a coral reef meiofauna community.
Horizontal and vertical distribution of meiofauna on sandy beaches of the North Sea (The Netherlands, Belgium, France).
Unfortunately, current knowledge of meiofauna community composition and variation within the GOM is limited, especially in intertidal systems.
Impacts of trawling on the diversity, biomass and structure of meiofauna assemblages, Marine Biology, 140: 83-93.
Sediment organic Matter and meiofauna community response to long-term fish farm impact in the Ligurian Sea (Western Mediterranean).
Efficiency of the sugarwater method to assess meiofauna availability in estuarine swamps used by shore birds (Aves: Charadrii) in Cuba
They cover design and analysis in benthic surveys in environmental sampling, characterizing the physical properties of seabed habitats, imaging techniques, diving, macrofauna and meiofauna techniques, deep-sea benthic sampling, measuring the flow of energy and matter in marine benthic animal populations, and phytobenthos techniques.
Many marine fishes enter productive estuarine habitats to forage on abundant zooplankton, meiofauna, molluscs, crustaceans and fishes.
The composition and distribution of meiofauna and nanobiota in a central North Pacific deep-sea area.
2000), su relacion con la presencia de macroalgas (Lobban & Harrison,1997; Kopecky & Dunton, 2006) y meiofauna (De Troch et al.