euryhaline


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euryhaline

(yo͝or′ə-hā′līn′, -hăl′īn′)
adj.
Capable of tolerating a wide range of salt water concentrations. Used of an aquatic organism.

euryhaline

(of organisms) capable of tolerating a wide variety of salinity in the surrounding medium.

euryhaline

species of fish capable of osmoregulation in waters over a range of salinities.
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The section represents generally shallow-water, low-energy, moderately to highly stressed, euryhaline marine conditions.
Our limited seasonal observations on the abundance of Taphromysis louisianae indicated that it is generally hypohaline species with its abundance peaking in June; whereas, that of the more euryhaline T.
Being a euryhaline fish (able to tolerate wide range of salinity), it can be used for mosquito control in brackish- and freshwater-habitats.
Salinity effects on osmoregulation and growth of the euryhaline flounder Paralichthys orbignyanus.
Eels are catadromous euryhaline organisms, which means that they migrate between freshwater and marine environments in order to breed.
Euryhaline bivalve and dwelling burrow were found in marl layers, indicating a tidal flat environment.
Functional classification of mitochondrion-rich cells in euryhaline Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) embryos, by means of triple immunofluorescence staining for Na/ K-ATPase, Na/K/2Cl cotransporter and CFTR anion channel.
It is usually a sublittoral species of polyhaline or euryhaline conditions, and is considered to be of little direct economic importance to man (Comely 1978), although in Norway, horse mussel meats have been used as bait for commercial long lining of cod (Wiborg 1946).
Effects of low salinities on Flavobacterium columnare infection of euryhaline and freshwater stenohaline fishes.
It was hypothesized that RMR, LOC and MMS would be unaffected by variation in salinity, over the range of salinities typically encountered by this euryhaline fish in its natural habitat.