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fau·na

(faw'nă),
The animal forms of a continent, district, locality, or habitat.
[Mod. L. application of Fauna, sister of Faunus, a rural deity]

fauna

/fau·na/ (faw´nah) the collective animal organisms of a given locality.

fauna

(fô′nə)
n. pl. fau·nas or fau·nae (-nē′)
1. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Animals, especially the animals of a particular region or period, considered as a group.
2. A catalog of the animals of a specific region or period.

fau′nal adj.
fau′nal·ly adv.

fau·na

(faw'nă)
The animal forms of a continent, district, locality, or habitat.
[Mod. L. application of Fauna, sister of Faunus, a rural deity]

fauna

the grouping of animals present in any one place or at any one time in geological history Together with the FLORA this constitutes the total of organisms living in a particular environment - ‘the flora and fauna’.
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Each station was assigned to one of two locations (Sachs Harbour or Gjoa Haven), one of three substrate classes containing fauna (gravelly sand, sand, or mud; the hypoxic mud substrate was faunally barren), and one of the two depth classes.
One explanation is that 47% of the sites were faunally barren, and many sites with biota contained very low species abundance, yielding an undersam-pled flora and fauna, especially for the grab sample data.
High seed dispersal rates in faunally intact rain forest: theoretical and conservation implications.