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benthic

[′ben·thik]
(oceanography)
Of,pertaining to, or living on the bottom or at the greatest depths of a large body of water. Also known as benthonic.
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Species identification of pelagic and benthic phytoplankton is important information for the quantitative analyses of the contribution.
Finally, based on the studies conducted, 9 genera and 12 species of benthic foraminifera, 1 genus of plank tonic foraminifera and 1 genus and 4 species of calcareous algae were identified in the sediments as follows (Figs.
In view of this, this study therefore investigated the physicochemical parameters and benthic fish fauna diversity of Otamiri River as markers of pollution status of the water.
The collection of benthic organisms can be made with the use of sediment samplers such as the Ekman grab, or samplers that simulate the natural environment of bottom sediments, such as artificial substrate samplers.
The Benthic COSC Professional Diver is being made in a limited series of 25 pieces for 2016.
We identified 23 taxa from the benthic samples with six taxa comprising 83.
Benthic microalgae assemblage were collected by picking ten stones with biofilm (20 cm or greater) from the river channel.
The aim of present investigation is to substantiate the occurrence of some age diagnostic larger benthic foraminifera already recorded from the Salt Range, Pakistan.
In the literature however, there are few detailed descriptions of the presence and coverage of benthic cyanobacteria among different habitats in reef complexes.
Steve Pywell, chief executive officer of Benthic, added: "Benthic is very pleased with how the LARS4 design has been developed - to provide an enhanced deployment capability over a wide range of weather conditions yet fit within a relatively small on-deck footprint.
Steve Pywell, chief executive officer, Benthic added: "Benthic is very pleased with how the LARS4 design has been developed - to provide an enhanced deployment capability over a wide range of weather conditions yet fit within a relatively small on-deck footprint.