hypersaline


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hypersaline

[¦hī·pər′sā‚lēn]
(geology)
Geologic material with high salinity.
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Performance of a photo-heterotrophic, hypersaline system for intensive cultivation of white leg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) with minimal water replacement in lined ponds using a stochastic approach.
Microbial diversity and complexity in hypersaline environments: a preliminary assessment.
Hypersaline conditions and high solar irradiance loading reduced carbon assimilation rates and suppressed stomatal conductance ([g.sub.s]) in several mangrove species [8-10].
Conversely, NaCl-type hypersaline waters flow at Pozzo del Sale spring that was used as a sort of salt-pan until 1817 or for therapeutic purposes from 1894 to 1915.
Pastor-Alcaniz, "Comparison of two strategies for the start-up of a biological reactor for the treatment of hypersaline effluents from a table olive packaging industry," Chemical Engineering Journal, vol.
Isolation and identification of moderately halophilic bacteria producing hydrolytic enzymes from the largest hypersaline playa in Iran.
The main anthropogenic impacts in the GCC waters are hypersaline with water discharge from desalination plants, reclamation and dredging, industrial and sewage effluents, and oil pollution.
In the brine shrimp Artemia, a conspicuous inhabitant of hypersaline lakes and lagoons, the chromocenter number may have a diagnostic value as an indicator of species or populations (Badaracco et al., 1987; Abreu-Grobois and Beardmore, 1989; Colihueque and Gajardo, 1996; Papeschi et al., 2000; Gajardo et al., 2001; Torrentera and Abreu-Grobois, 2002; Papeschi et al., 2008).
[20] have suggested that Pr/Ph < 0.8 indicates saline to hypersaline conditions associated with the deposition of evaporite and carbonates.