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Capable of living in a wide range of water depths. Used of an aquatic organism.

eu′ry·bath′ n.
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(Zoology) zoology (of an aquatic organism) able to live at different depths
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(ˌyʊər əˈbæθ ɪk, ˌyɜr-)

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 species could seek refuge in the depths or within deglaciated areas (Thatje et al, 2005).
Eurybathic taxa (those with a broader vertical range) show a wider horizontal distribution than stenobathic taxa (those with a narrow vertical range) (Vinogradova, 1997).