Fluviomarine - definition of fluviomarine by The Free Dictionary
Relating to or being deposits, especially near the mouth of a river, formed by the combined action of river and sea.
; see fluvial
1. (Geological Science) (of deposits) formed by joint action of the sea and a river or stream
2. (Zoology) (esp of fish) able to live in both rivers and the sea
[C19: fluvio-, from Latin fluvius river + marine]
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The presence of Endosalic Gleysols is further associated with the influence of estuarine and fluviomarine
deposits, in this case due to the salic and sulfuric features in the subsurface horizons.
The prevailing soils in the area are Latosols and Cambisols and the natural vegetation is classified as contact between Caatinga and Seasonal Forest and Pioneer Formations with Fluviomarine
These are the Akata Formation, which is predominantly shale and clay; the Agbada Formation which is generally fluviatile and fluviomarine
, and the Benin Formation, constituting a continental deposit of sand and gravel (Murat, 1971).
2009) are used to refer to coastal ecosystems on the periphery of fluviomarine
plains in arid and semi-arid estuaries.