bottom fauna

bottom fauna

[′bäd·əm ‚fȯn·ə]
(ecology)
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Seabed: soft bottom fauna shall initially be examined in all the appropriate recipients.
Bottom fauna associated with mussel beds and alvinellid communities in the hydrothermal field at 9[grados]N of the East Pacific Rise.
1928, "A quantitative study of bottom fauna of lake Wawasee (Turkey Lake)," Dept.
1975, "Studies on the bottom fauna of a freshwater fish pond at Burdwan," Journal of Inland Fisheries Society of India, 43-48.
It now has become apparent that the deep sea bottom fauna includes untold numbers of heretofore undescribed species, many never previously encountered.
It is an attempt to give a preliminary survey of the submicroscopic bottom fauna of these lakes and its changes in the course of gradual isolation from the Baltic Sea due to isostatic land uplift.
The bottom fauna consists exclusively of freshwater species, except for the single brackish-water oligochaete Potamothrix bavaricus common also in Suurlaht.
Based on the results of the assembly the report shall make a recommendation on whether fauna indices are designed to capture the chemical state of the sediments in the industry fjords, and if so, which of the bottom fauna indices that are best suited for this.