benthic

Referring to the substrate or bottom of a body of water. A fish that leads a benthic existence, for example, is a bottom-dwelling species.

benthic

(Gk: benthos sea depth) living on the seabottom, in it or immediately above it.
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benthic

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

anything associated with or occuring on the bottom of a body of water
Found on http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/glossary.htm

benthic

Benthic comes from the Greek word benthos, meaning depth, and is an adjective describing things related to the bottom of the sea or a lake.
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benthic

benthic, benthonic 1. Pertaining to the sea bed, river bed, or lake floor. 2. The collection of organisms living on or in sea or lake bottoms. A reference to benthos; from Greek, meaning 'depth'; which designates the oceanic substratum. Benthic refers to the fauna living on the bottom, in contrast to the pelagic fauna, which live in the open oce...
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benthic

Bottom dwelling.
Found on http://www.cancaver.ca/docs/glossary.htm

Benthic

bottom-dwelling, living on the sea bed
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Benthic

bottom-dwelling, living on the sea bed
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Benthic

Living in or occurring at the bottom of a body of water.
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Benthic

Living on or associated with the ocean bottom.
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Benthic

living on or in the seabed.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20740

Benthic

Living on or in the seabed.
Found on https://www.sustainweb.org/goodcatch/glossary_of_seafood_terms/

benthic

Occurring at or near the bottom of a body of water.
Found on http://www.azgfd.gov/h_f/fishing_glossary.shtml

Benthic

Of or pertaining to the seafloor (or bottom) of a water body.
Found on http://www.fishwatch.gov/glossary.htm

benthic

of, like or pertaining to the depths of the ocean
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Benthic

On or associated with the bottom of a body of water
Found on http://myfwc.com/research/saltwater/crustaceans/blue-crabs/glossary/

benthic

On or near the bottom of a lake, river or ocean.
Found on http://www.pbs.org/emptyoceans/glossary.html

benthic

Organisms that live on the bottom of the ocean are called benthic organisms. They are not free-floating like pelagic organisms are.
Found on http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5ecol.html

Benthic

pertaining to organisms that live on or just over the sea floor.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20126

Benthic

Pertaining to the bottom of the sea.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22141

Benthic

Pertaining to the sub-aquatic bottom.
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20127

Benthic

Refers to organisms that live on or in the ocean bed. Benthic epifauna are organisms that live on th
Found on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Science/Marine_Biology/

Benthic

relates to the seafloor. This can refer to a benthic organism or a benthic sample.
Found on http://www.coml.org/edu/glossary/g1.htm

Benthic

Relating to the bottom of the sea.
Found on http://www.sci.tamucc.edu/tmmsn/29Species/glossary.html
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