stenothermic


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stenothermic

[¦sten·ə¦thər·mik]
(biology)
Indicating the ability to tolerate only a limited range of temperatures.
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Similarly stenothermic Barton Springs (daily average 21.2[degrees]C; daily minimum 18.0[degrees]C; daily maximum 22.3[degrees]C; 2003-2013; United States Geological Survey, http:// waterdata.usgs.gov/tx), where X.
It appears that the tropical (stenothermic) species of ladyfish is the one that primarily died here," said Gilmore.
In the case of cold- stenothermic taxa, such as the Podonominae, the progressive environmental cooling and the alternating periods of warm-wet and cold-dry conditions may have resulted in an eventual separation of populations and subsequent speciation, or may have favored the expansion of their distributional ranges and posterior isolation.
Snook are stenothermic: their northern range is limited by the winter 15 [degrees] C isotherm (Shafland and Foote, 1983), similar to the distribution of mangroves which is their principal habitat (Marshall, 1958; Gilmore et al., 1983).