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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 factors that contributed, considerably, to the sector's growth, are Greece's climate and geographical conditions, which favor the breeding of euryhaline fish, the aids granted by the government and the support programs of the European Union, the reduction of fish stock and the limitations imposed on fishing over the years.
Greece has one of the most important production and export activities in fish farming, given that it is the largest producer country of euryhaline fish (meaning sea bream and sea bass) in the EU.
Our recent studies have revealed that inland saline groundwater with higher salinities (10 ppt and above) can be profitably utilized for the culture of certain euryhaline fish species such as mullets [6], milkfish [7], pearl spot and Nile Tilapia [8-10].
Many of the world's cultured species are euryhaline, additional information on the effects of salinity on nutritional physiology can therefore shed light on the possible interactions between osmoregulation and feed utilization and thus increase our understanding on the nutritional and ecological physiology of euryhaline fish species such as milkfish.
In euryhaline fish, the glomerular filtration rate and urine flow changes in the direction of ion concentrations, which means that it passes from a lower saline ion concentration to a higher one and vice versa.