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HABITAT BENTHIQUE [1 record]

Record 1 2020-05-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Ecology (General)
  • Oceanography
CONT

The benthic zone is the ecological region of the lowest level of a body of water such as an ocean or a lake, including the sediment surface and some sub-surface layers.

Key term(s)
  • benthonic habitat
  • benthonic area
  • benthonic environment
  • benthonic zone

French

Domaine(s)
  • Écologie (Généralités)
  • Océanographie
CONT

La zone benthique est la région écologique tout en bas de la mer. Elle comprend la surface du sédiment et de certaines couches du sous-sol­.

Spanish

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