macrofauna


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macrofauna

[¦mak·rō′fȯn·ə]
(ecology)
Widely distributed fauna.
Fauna of a macrohabitat.
(zoology)
Animals visible to the naked eye.
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Palabras Clave: Ensenada de Sechura, Macrofauna, Polychaeta, Batimetria, Sedimento.
Studies of the smaller macrofauna at deep-sea vents suggest that some species are tightly associated with specific habitat, whereas others are not.
Macrofauna are soil organisms that vary in width from 2 to 20 mm, and in length from 10 to > 80 mm.
The smallest arthropods, like the smallest mites, are classified as mesofauna, while the readily visible ones we classify as macrofauna. Arthropods are easily recognized because they have jointed legs and a hard outside skeleton.
Bedload and water-column transport and colonization processes by mobile post-settlement benthic macrofauna: does infaunal density matter?
Average macrofauna density, to 10 cm depth, in La Quinta Channel was not significantly different from Corpus Christi Bay (linear contrast, P=0.0873).
Association of benthic macrofauna with habitat types and quality in the New York Bight.
To verify a possible seasonal variation in the structure of the macrofauna community, two samplings were performed: one in the rainy season (march 2015) and another in the dry season (september 2015) of the study region.
Soil fertility management: impact son soil macrofauna, soil aggregation and soil organic matter allocation.
Figure 5 represents the community assemblages of different edaphic macrofauna (invertebrates) captured from various land-use types during winter 2014 and summer 2015.
Macrofauna edafica em estadios sucessionais de foresta estacional semidecidual e pastagem mista em Pinheiral (RJ).