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Synonyms for benthic

of or relating to or happening on the bottom under a body of water

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Longer-term measures to manage benthic impacts from fishing activities in the MPA will be identified in the developing SGaan Kinghlas Bowie Seamount MPA Management Plan.
Marine primary producers (pelagic phytoplankton, benthic microalgae, and macroalgae) and terrestrial C3 photosynthesis plants typically have well-separated carbon stable isotope ratios, whereas a relatively large fractionation of the nitrogen stable isotope ratio is observed among trophic steps (De Niro & Epstein 1978, Minagawa & Wada 1984).
One major natural component of the earth is the aquatic environment which is home for a vast array of organisms from those with a planktonic existence through pelagic organisms to benthic species.
The authors found that the addition of tilapia and periphyton substrates benefited shrimp production through: reduction of toxic inorganic nitrogen in the water, increasing the availability of plankton, periphyton, benthic macroinvertebrates and microorganisms, reducing the demand for additional food by tilapia, which improved survival and production, and brought economic benefits.
The new Benthic COSC Professional Diver features a solid 316L stainless steel case that clocks in at 44mm in diameter, while maintaining a low profile of only 12.
We also sampled the benthic macroinvertebrate assemblage every 8 h concurrent with fish collections to quantify potential prey items in the brook using three Surber samplers (0.
This study explored the assemblage of macroinvertebrates and benthic microalgae in a tropical river as influenced by environmental variables.
Key words: Early Eocene, Sakesar Limestone, larger benthic foraminifera, Shallow water, Salt Range.
These have direct or indirect negative consequences in planktonic and/or benthic communities, but in particular in organisms they have close contact with (Hallock 2005).
The Benthic LARS4 aims to deliver enhanced operating capabilities over comparable units and complements Benthic's ambition as a leader in geotechnical seabed investigation.
It has been designed to provide Benthic, which is a global leader in offshore marine geotechnical investigation, survey, analysis and design, with an enhanced deployment capability in deep and ultra-deepwater conditions and harsh environments.
Benthic communities were sampled and environmental data collected from a number of sites between 1968 and 2013.
Utilizing Heal the Bay's citizen science bioassessment data, we examined the impact of New Zealand mudsnails on benthic macroinvertebrates in the Malibu Creek Watershed.
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