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(hī'pĕr-sā'lēn, -sā'līn),
Marked by increased salt concentrations in a saline solution.
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The Prinos Basin has a thick Miocene sedimentary sequence; marine claystone of Middle to Upper Miocene age and Messinian claystone deposited under highly reducing conditions interrupted by hypersaline episodes are considered to be the source of the oil in the basin [27].
Lake Urmia, in north-western Iran, is one of the largest hypersaline lakes in the world (Zarghami 2011).
The GSL also has abundant open water and experiences minimal loss of habitat availability during winter because its hypersaline water prevents ice formation.
Samples from a hypersaline Hot Lake, Washington were used for cell isolations.
A discussion of hypersaline brines in the coal mine workings in the Sydney coalfield and salt springs at Bucklaw (Fig.
vannamei in either a hypo- or hypersaline condition has greater amylase activity and a lower number of R cells, which is for nutrient reserve in the hepatopancreas (the main site for lipogenesis) of shrimp, compared with shrimp at normal seawater salinity (Li et al.
Hypersaline conditions lead to movement of stenohaline species out of the area and extinction of less mobile organisms, resulting in changes in community structure and species richness (Schlacher & Wooldridge 1996; Owen & Forbes 1997).
Larger foraminifera are represented by the porcelaneous imperforate tests such as Archaias and Peneroplis may point to the depositional environment being within the photic zone in tropical carbonate platforms and slightly hypersaline [69,27,28,67].
Hypersaline environments (salt concentrations > 2 M) are found on all continents and represent a woefully understudied ecosystem.
The island is composed primarily of limestone rock and calcareous sand, and has several large saline or hypersaline inland lakes that are connected by subterranean channels (Diehl et al.