diel


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di·el

(dī'el),
Term frequently used synonymously with diurnal (2) or circadian.
[irreg., fr. L. dies, day]

diel

occurring every 24 hours.
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These analyses reveal diel changes in rate as well as a decrease in oxygen consumption over time that was likely a consequence of typical starvation and captivity stress (Fig.
Two-factor analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used to test for significant ([alpha]=0.05) diel and site differences in total nekton density and species richness in the shore zone.
Step lengths for purples were greater when food was present regardless of diel period with the least response at dawn.
Jung e Diel acreditam que por meio das imagens podem "dar a luz o proprio pai" (Kierkegaard em (BLOOM, 1991, p.
houdermeri in the 2-22 m water layer accounted for 84.1 % of the density of the 2-82 m water layer during day, increasing to 95.54 % at night which indicated a remarkable diel rhythm of vertical migration.
The diel pattern of the weevils trapped in the STs provides information about the differences in the daily activities of male and female red palm weevils.
However, at canyon sites, coyote diel activity was similar to diurnal species (reptiles, ground squirrels, birds, and lagomorphs) whereas at the underpass sites, coyote diel activity was significantly different from those species and similar to nocturnal species (i.e., rodents).
Significant differences (p< 0.05, two-tailed t-test) were found in the diel distribution for rotifers at the site P1 in April, July, September, October, November, December and January, showing that these organisms migrated along the water column.
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Effects of smallmouth bass on Atlantic salmon habitat use and diel movements in an artificial stream.