epibenthos
invertebrate animals living on the surface of the seabed.

Fisheries — dictionary. . 2004.

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  • epibenthos — [ep΄i ben′thäs΄, ep΄i ben′thəs] n. [ EPI + BENTHOS] the animals and plants living on the sea bottom between the low tide level and a depth of 100 fathoms …   English World dictionary

  • Epibenthos — epibentosas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vandens telkinių dugne gyvenančių organizmų viršutinis (su vandeniu susiliečiantis) sluoksnis. atitikmenys: angl. epibenthos vok. Epibenthos, n rus. эпибентос, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • epibenthos — epibentosas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vandens telkinių dugne gyvenančių organizmų viršutinis (su vandeniu susiliečiantis) sluoksnis. atitikmenys: angl. epibenthos vok. Epibenthos, n rus. эпибентос, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • epibenthos — n. [Gr. epi, upon; benthos, depth of the sea] The fauna of the sea bottom between low tide line and 100 fathoms …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • epibenthos — /ep euh ben thos/, n. Biol. the aggregate of organisms living on the sea bottom between low tide and 100 fathoms (180 m). [EPI + BENTHOS] * * * …   Universalium

  • epibenthos — epi·benthos …   English syllables

  • epibenthos — ep•i•ben•thos [[t]ˌɛp əˈbɛn θɒs[/t]] n. ecl the aggregate of organisms living on the sea bottom between low tide and 100 fathoms (180 m) • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • epibenthos — /ɛpiˈbɛnθɒs/ (say epee benthos) adjective 1. of or relating to animals which live on or just above the ocean floor, as some fish, sponges, corals, and starfish. –noun 2. such animals collectively. {epi + benthos} …   Australian English dictionary

  • epibenthos — “+ noun Etymology: epi + benthos : the fauna and flora of the sea bottom between low water mark and the mesobenthos down to a lower limit of about 100 fathoms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Port (marine) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Port. Le port du Havre (Seine Maritime, France) …   Wikipédia en Français

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