Benthos

Biota that live on or near the bottom of a water body.
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Benthos

Organisms that live associated with the sea bottom. Examples include burrowing clams, sea grasses, sea urchins, acorn barnacles.
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Benthos

Those animals who live on the sediments of the sea floor, including both mobile and non-mobile forms.
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benthos

[n] - a region including the bottom of the sea and the littoral zones
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Benthos

those organisms attached to, living on, or in the seabed.
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Benthos

Ben'thos noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... depth of the sea.] The bottom of the sea, esp. of the deep oceans; hence (Bot. & Zoology) , the fauna and flora of the sea bottom; -- opposed to plankton .
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benthos

<ecology> Animals and plants living on or within the substrate of a water body (freshwater, estuarine or marine). ... (06 Aug 1998) ...
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benthos

benthic division noun a region including the bottom of the sea and the littoral zones
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Benthos

• (n.) The bottom of the sea, esp. of the deep oceans; hence (Bot. & Zool.), the fauna and flora of the sea bottom; -- opposed to plankton.
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benthos

the assemblage of organisms inhabiting the seafloor. Benthic epifauna live upon the seafloor or upon bottom objects; the so-called infauna live ... [7 related articles]
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benthos

benthos 1. Those organisms attached to, living on, in or near the sea bed, river bed, or lake floor. 2. The biogeographic region at the bottom of a sea or ocean (or, more broadly, at the soil-water interface of an ocean, sea, or lake). The organisms living in such a region include the permanently attached or immobile forms (e.g., sponges, corals, o...
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benthos

benthos, bentho Getting to the bottom of this unit about deep, depth; the fauna and flora of the bottom of the sea. There is also a separate explanation about the importance of benthos for the earth.
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Benthos

Those organisms attached to, living on, or in the seabed.
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Benthos

The plant and animal organisms that live on the sea floor. Often divided into two categories: deep-sea benthos, below 200 meters and the littoral benthos, from 200 meters to the high-water spring tide level.
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Benthos

the seafloor.
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benthos

benthos: see marine biology.
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benthos

those plants or animals living on the bottom of a sea or lake. eco04.gif.
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Benthos

Benthos is the community of organisms which live on, in, or near the seabed, also known as the benthic zone. This community lives in or near marine sedimentary environments, from tidal pools along the foreshore, out to the continental shelf, and then down to the abyssal depths. Many organisms adapted to deep-water pressure cannot survive in the up...
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Benthos

aquatic organisms which live on or in the seabed, also known as the benthic zone. Included are both mobile animals, such as crabs and abalone, and non mobile animals, such as corals and sponges.
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Benthos

Organisms that live associated with the sea bottom. Examples include burrowing clams, sea grasses, s
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benthos

flora and fauna of the ocean floor
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Benthos

aquatic organisms which live on or in the seabed, also known as the benthic zone. Included are both mobile animals, such as crabs and abalone, and non mobile animals, such as corals and sponges.
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Benthos

Animals and plants living on the bottom of a sea or lake.
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Benthos

These are the flora and fauna of the bottom of oceans and lakes.
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