Pacific temperate faunal region

Pacific temperate faunal region

[pə′sif·ik ′tem·prət ′fȯn·əl ‚rē·jən]
(ecology)
A marine littoral faunal region including a narrow zone in the North Pacific Ocean, from Indochina to Alaska and along the west coast of the United States to about 40° north latitude.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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