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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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It should be remembered that the message is intended to establish, in the fishing field, a differentiated regulation of the benthic sector with respect to fish, by introducing a series of modifications to the General Law of Fisheries and Aquaculture, which allow differentiated approaches, when appropriate, the development and administration of said sector, the resources involved and the activity exercised on them .
1998), has been studied intensively as a key structural force shaping benthic communities (Torre et al.
Recently Usmani et al., (2008) has documented forty-three species of benthic and planktic foraminifera from southern Sindh and has dated the formation as Middle Eocene to Lower Oligocene.
Time-averaging has the advantage of diminishing short-term ecological variation, producing average conditions of the benthic community (and by extension environmental conditions) (Kowalewski et al.
The Benthic COSC Professional Diver is being made in a limited series of 25 pieces for 2016.
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.
The rationale for using fish gut contents as a tool to assess benthic macroinvertebrate communities is based on two factors.
In the literature however, there are few detailed descriptions of the presence and coverage of benthic cyanobacteria among different habitats in reef complexes.
"The Benthic LARS4 aims to deliver enhanced operating capabilities over comparable units and complements Benthic's ambition as a leader in geotechnical seabed investigation."
The PS2m contract will see firm build a newly enhanced and portable Launch and Recovery System at its new production facility on Teesside, to complement the latest addition to Benthic's seabed drilling and geotechnical drill fleet.