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a.1.(Bot.) Pertaining to an epiphyte.
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Role of habitat complexity in mediating predation by the gray damselfish Abudefduf sordidus on epiphytal amphipods.
The availability of trophic resources when Spirillina presents high proportions in the foraminiferal assemblage may be the result of high productivity episodes at both the phytobenthos and the phytoplankton levels, given that Spirillina is an epifaunal or epiphytal form of grazing phytodetritus (Tyszka, 1994).