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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Heart and scaphognathite changes in a euryhaline crab, Carcinus maenas, exposed to dilute environmental medium.
In spite of the physiological importance and ecological consequences of temperature and salinity on the stenohaline and euryhaline organisms, the available information is scarce.
Acid-base balance in the euryhaline blue crab Callinectes sapidus, during acclimation from high to low salinity.
vannamei is euryhaline and can tolerate a wide range of salinity, from 1-50 (Pante 1990), but ambient low-salinity water can affect its growth performance and physiological status (Kinne 1971).
Indeed, a euryhaline capacity is regarded as one of the major characteristics that enabled recent Ponto-Caspian invaders of North American Great Lakes (Ricciardi and Maclsaac, 2000) to survive trans-oceanic transport in saline ballast tanks.
2011) obtained similar results with the gray snapper, confirming that juvenile acclimated successfully to hypo and hypersaline environment (0-60 psu) after an adjustment of 96 h, and hence should be considered a euryhaline species such as the Pacific red snapper.
In many euryhaline crabs the relative size of the osmoregulatory patch varies among the posterior gills and also varies within a gill, depending on the acclimation salinity (Copeland, 1968; Copeland and Fitzjarrell, 1968; Aldridge and Cameron, 1982; Compere et al.
Examination of a practical method for copper enrichment of euryhaline rotifers (Brachionus plicatilis) as diet of Eriocheir sinensis zoea larvae.
herzbergii is a benthic euryhaline catfish widely distributed along the Sao Marcos Bay, an important fishing location and it has the most important port in the Northeastern Brazil.
Estuarine species are generally euryhaline and eurythermal and, therefore, more tolerant of widely ranging temperatures and salinities than marine species (Costlow et al.