sublittoral


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sublittoral

growing near the sea, but not on the shore.
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Biodiversity of brachyuran crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda) from non-consolidated sublittoral bottom on the northern coast of Sao Paulo State, Brazil.
A New Species of Marine Amphipod (Gammaridea: Ampeliscidae) from the Sublittoral of Southern California.
The 10 species selected for the present study included forms from the rocky intertidal, sublittoral forms, obligatory epibiotic forms (on marine sponges and corals), and a parasitic barnacle.
Rajids mostly inhabit marine environments from the sublittoral zone to depths of about 3,000 m and exhibit high species diversity in high latitudes and deep waters (McEachran & Miyake 1990, Ebert & Compagno 2007).
danae are performed in estuaries, this study sampled these individuals in the sublittoral zone, in order to investigate the differential occupancy by adults at different gonadal stages, the reproductive periodicity, and the sexual maturity of males and females, which are still unknown on this part of the coast.
Within the shallow sublittoral zone (approximately 50 cm water depth) at each site, boulders were haphazardly selected (Chapman, 2002) until five boulders were sampled in each of two size categories: small (50-150 [cm.sup.2] upperside surface area) and large (200-800 [cm.sup.2]).
In the sublittoral beds of Albaina, the first dinosaur and turtle remains have recently been described (Pereda-Suberbiola et al., in press).
Psammon communities have received very little attention compared to lower littoral and sublittoral meiobenthos, and psammon has been rarely treated as a single entity.
Patches of sublittoral cobbles and boulders, which vary greatly in density and cover on the seabed, produce an oasis of unexpected species diversity and biomass in an otherwise stressful and unsuitable habitat for marine macroalgae and sessile invertebrates.
Feeding characteristics of greenlings and Irish lords during spawning in the upper sublittoral of eastern Kamchatka.