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subaqueous

(sŭb-ā′kwē-əs, -ăk′wē-)
adj.
1. Formed or adapted for underwater use or operation; submarine.
2. Found or occurring underwater: subaqueous organisms; subaqueous rocks.
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This stage reflects the first expansion of the shallow saline lake, in which massive bioturbated gypsum precipitated subaqueously throughout the evaporitic system.
Similarly, it is conjectural whether the trace fossils were produced subaqueously or subaerially.
Again, some marks may have been produced subaqueously, others subaerially.