eurybathic


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eu·ry·bath·ic

 (yo͝or′ə-băth′ĭk)
adj.
Capable of living in a wide range of water depths. Used of an aquatic organism.

eu′ry·bath′ n.

eurybathic

(ˌjʊərɪˈbæθɪk)
adj
(Zoology) zoology (of an aquatic organism) able to live at different depths

eu•ry•bath•ic

(ˌyʊər əˈbæθ ɪk, ˌyɜr-)

adj.
of or pertaining to marine or freshwater life that can tolerate a wide range of depths (opposed to stenobathic).
[1900–05; eury- + Greek báth(os) depth + -ic]
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Eurybathic taxa (those with a broader vertical range) show a wider horizontal distribution than stenobathic taxa (those with a narrow vertical range) (Vinogradova, 1997).
Species found in both the shelf and bathyal zones were designated eurybathic.
1996b, c), but the complete larval development has been described for only a single eurybathic echinoid, Cidaris cidaris (Prouho, 1888).