mesohaline

mesohaline

[‚me·sō′ha·lēn]
(oceanography)
Referring to estuarine water with salinity ranging 5 - 18 parts per thousand.
Referring to moderately brackish water.
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Water quality dynamics and shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) production in intensive, mesohaline culture systems with two levels of biofloc management.
Comparisons of macrofaunal assemblages on restored and non-restored oyster reefs in mesohaline regions of Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.
Mortality of newly metamorphosed eastern oysters (Crassostrea virginica) in mesohaline Chesapeake Bay.
1996) for Laguna Amarga, a mesohaline lagoon located (50[degrees]29'S, 73[degrees]45'W) at the entrance of Torres del Paine National Park.
2012) found that salinity was a common ecological drought stressor across estuarine types from tidal freshwater to mesohaline conditions.
Habitat conditions of mesohaline oyster bars in the Maryland Chesapeake Bay: an assessment of 40 years of oyster management.
Despite being common in the area, the species showed preference for sites with high concentrations of orthophosphate and total dissolved phosphorus and with salinity in the mesohaline regime.
The bay is mesohaline, with salinity values ranging from 5--18 ppt (Morales-Vela et al.
In Tampa Bay, ladyfish were collected in mesohaline and oligohaline waters, and in the Indian River Lagoon ladyfish were collected in mesohaline and polyhaline waters.
The dominant species Tozeuma carolinense is distributed in SAV in subtropical and tropical euhaline waters and, in the case of Hippolyte zostericola, it is absent in Laguna de Alvarado in response to its low tolerance to mesohaline waters (Sanchez et al.
Main characteristics of Estonian national types of coastal waters (Lips, 2005) National type Abbreviation Description Southeastern Gulf of Finland GoF-SE Oligohaline, exposed Parnu Bay PB Oligohaline, moderately exposed Western Gulf of Finland GoF-W Mesohaline, deep, exposed Western Archipelago WA Mesohaline, shallow, exposed Vainameri V Mesohaline, shallow, sheltered, mixed Gulf of Riga GoR Mesohaline, shallow, sheltered, seasonally mixed Table 2.