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.
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Previous studies have demonstrated a pressor response to ANGII infusion in both marine and euryhaline fish.
Lee, "The effect of environmental salinity on the protein expression of [Na.sup.+]/[K.sup.+]-ATPase, [Na.sup.+]/[K.sup.+]/2[Cl.sup.-] cotransporter, cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator, anion exchanger 1, and chloride channel 3 in gills of a euryhaline teleost, Tetraodon nigroviridis," Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology.
Durand, "Variation in gene expression along a salinity gradient in wild populations of the euryhaline black-chinned tilapia Sarotherodon melanotheron," Journal of Fish Biology, vol.
Biochemical alterations in euryhaline fish, Oreochromis mossambicus exposed to sub-lethal concentrations of an organophosphorus insecticide, monocrotophos.
Evaluation of cryoprotectant and cooling rate for sperm cryopreservation in the euryhaline fish medaka Oryzias latipes.
The strong and distinctive presence in the Beaufort Sea region of Saduria spp., a euryhaline isopod, demonstrated the particular influence of the Mackenzie River on the community composition of that region.
More isolated ponds were dominated by euryhaline species that could tolerate low salinities, such as Cyprinodon variegatus and Gambusia affinis.
California halibut (Paralichthys californicus) are a benthic, euryhaline fish that spends most of its adult life in the ocean.
Common snook has stood out as a species with potential for aquaculture because it is robust and euryhaline, adapts well to captivity, and has tasty white flesh and a high market value (CAVALLI; HAMILTON, 2007).
This indicates that the species is drastically affected by a sudden change in physico-chemical parameters, despite its euryhaline nature (Forbes & Hay 1988).
Miliolidsdominate benthic foraminifer assemblages reflect decreased circulation and probably reduced oxygen contents or euryhaline conditions.
labrax are euryhaline fish that tolerate wide salinity fluctuations owing to several morphofunctional adaptations.