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benthonic

[ben′thän·ik]
(oceanography)
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The Middle-Late Eocene fauna of Kirthar Formation in western Sulaiman Fold-Thrust Belt has yielded rich and diverse larger benthonic foraminiferal assemblages.
Ecology of benthonic species: Recent foraminifera off Central America.
In the present study a total of more than 140 samples of Lockhart Limestone from Nilawahan, Kalarwahan and Nammal Gorge were studied with special reference to larger benthonic foraminifera.
The planktonic nema-bearing Rhabdinopora flabelliformis (Eichwald, 1980) versus benthonic root-bearing Dictyonema Hall, 1952.
Large benthonic foraminifera are helpful in reconstructing the paleoenvironment.
guttulatus is a moderately generalized benthonic predator, the food diversity in its gut was greater than in H.
Biostratigraphy and paleoecology of early Miocene through early Pleistocene benthonic and planktonic Foraminifera, San Joaquin Hills-Newport Bay-Dana Point area, Orange County, California.
Moreover, the coprolites were produced by nektonic vertebrates, but benthonic, marine invertebrates are not preserved.
Benthonic Opisthobranch species (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from the Northern Peruvian Coast