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Synonyms for ocean

sea

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a lot

Synonyms

  • a lot
  • a great deal
  • a mass
  • a load
  • a multitude
  • a heap
  • a stack
  • an abundance
  • a large amount
  • a plethora
  • a quantity
  • a profusion
  • a number
  • a vast number

Synonyms for ocean

a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere

anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume

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We studied the gametogenic development and gonadal index in two populations of sea cucumbers, one found in the photic zone (10 m depth, a depth at which light penetrates all year long) and the other in the aphotic zone (110 m, a depth at which no light penetrates all year long; Babin et al.
aphotic zones, and under isolated and grouped conditions.
Comparison of gametogenesis and gonadal index between populations found in the photic and in the aphotic zones
Turbidity in whole samples collected from both the photic and aphotic zones was assessed according to Wetzel and Likens (1991) by spectrophotometry, and total suspended solids by a gravimetric method as described by Boyd and Tucker (1992).
Different forms of nitrogen and phosphorus were determined in whole samples collected from both the photic and aphotic zones following methods described by APHA (1992) for nitrate, Strickland and Parsons (1960) for nitrite, Solorzano (1969) for ammonia nitrogen, Valderrama (1981) for total nitrogen, and Adams (1990) and Boyd and Tucker (1992) for total phosphorus and soluble phosphate.