benthopelagic


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benthopelagic

(ˌbɛnθəʊpɪˈlædʒɪk)
adj
(Biology) relating to species living at the bottom of the sea
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European chub is benthopelagic and potamodromous, to live common in brackish and freshwater.
Director James Wallace said: "Our South Georgia Toothfish, which is MSC certified and WWF-listed, is a cod-like benthopelagic fish found in cold deep water at depths of up to 2,000 meters.
The Indian scad, Decapterus russelli belonging to Carangidae family is a benthopelagic marine species [9].
The fishes of the order Zeiformes are marine, cosmopolitan, bathy- and benthopelagic, with preference of cold and temperate waters and found at various depths in the southeastern Pacific and Atlantic Ocean (Heemstra, 1980; Lloris, 1981, 1986; James et al, 1988; Pequeno et al.
and are benthopelagic, needlefishes (Belonidae), all exploited species reef cornetfish (Fistularia commersonii) Roving Fish that feed primarily Jacks (Carangidae), piscivores on other fishes and rove barracudas (Sphyraena on reefs; all exploited spp.
falcata is a non-migratory and detritivorous benthopelagic fish, feeding on detritus and microorganisms associated with the substrate.
The family Gempylidae, comprising 16 genera and 24 species, is associated with mesopelagic and benthopelagic environments.
The fourline snakeblenny, Arctic grayling, Arctic char, lake trout, ninespine stickleback, and Pacific sand lance are benthopelagic (species that float or swim just over the floor of the sea); the Pacific herring, sardine cisco, Arctic cisco, and capelin are pelagic-neritic (inhabiting shallow coastal waters over the continental shelf); and the polar cod is bathypelagic (occurring in the mid-waters below the level of light penetration, which, depending on the authors, may lie between 900 m and 4000 m).
Enypniastes eximia Theel, 1882 (Family Pelagothuridae Ludwig, 1894) is a benthopelagic, cosmopolitan swimming sea cucumber (Miller and Pawson, 1990; Borrero et al.
The African sharptooth catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) is a benthopelagic, dioecious, omnivorous fish widely tolerant to extreme environmental conditions (Yalcin et al.
2002) and often are captured by benthopelagic trawls at depths greater than 200 meters (Joung & Chen 1992; Compagno et al.