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Related to benthonic: planktonic, Benthic zone, nektonic
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Synonyms for benthonic

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

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The planktonic nema-bearing Rhabdinopora flabelliformis (Eichwald, 1980) versus benthonic root-bearing Dictyonema Hall, 1952.
Grainstone containing bivalves, red algae, and benthonic foraminifers.
The major fossil-producing organisms for this type of research have been the foraminifera, single-celled animals with planktonic (floating) and benthonic (bottom-dwelling) varieties.
The applications of the Genome Sequencer FLX System in Barcelona will be many-fold, extending from the identification of strategies for improving aquaculture production by biotech tools to studies about the vulnerability of benthonic populations using molecular tools.
Benthonic foraminiferal assemblages and microfacies analysis of Paleocene-Eocene carbonate rocks in the Kastamonu region, Northern Turkey, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 25: 403-417.
The planktonic nema-bearing Rhabdinopora flabelliformis (Eichwald, 1840) versus benthonic root-bearing Dictyonema Hall, 1852.
Hydrobiological research carried out in the lake in 2005 showed that after two years of integrated decontamination work in the lake zones where the content of oil in soil did not exceed 3,3 g/kg, bottom sediments contained benthonic organisms.
This is not surprising, as benthonic invertebrates are stimulated by changes in hydrostatic pressure when the tide begins to rise (Enright 1965).
The base of the Jahrum Formation consists of argillaceous limestone and medium bedded dolomitic limestone with abundant benthonic (Operculina spp.