euryhaline


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eu·ry·ha·line

 (yo͝or′ə-hā′līn′, -hăl′īn′)
adj.
Capable of tolerating a wide range of salt water concentrations. Used of an aquatic organism.

euryhaline

(ˌjʊərɪˈheɪliːn; -laɪn)
adj
(Zoology) (of certain aquatic animals) able to tolerate a wide range of salinity. Compare stenohaline
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Micropogonias furnieri (Desmarest, 1823) is a euryhaline fish species that use different coastal environments during its life cycle (Vazzoler, 1991; Costa et al., 2014).
Many species of sparidae are used for aquaculture due to its euryhaline characteristics, adaptation to a variety of temperatures, rapid growth and high demand in the markets (Leu and Chou, 1996).
Genome and transcriptome analyses provide insight into the euryhaline adaptation mechanism of Crassostrea gigas.
demissa is euryhaline, capable of tolerating salinities as low as 5 (Wells 1961) and as high as 75 (Lent 1969), the Ashley River often experiences prolonged decreases in salinity during the wet season, potentially limiting G.
The Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei is an euryhaline species that tolerates a wide range of salinity (0.5 to 40g x [L.sup.-1]), which allows it to be reared in low salinity and is already established in several countries, including the USA, Thailand, Ecuador and Israel (BOYD 2001, SAMOCHA et al., 2001).
Most fishes found in estuarine systems are euryhaline and can support daily and seasonal changes in salinity, but most of them have a salinity optimum (Barletta et al., 2005) and this feature is the basis for expecting some change in fish assemblage composition correlated with changes in salinity.
The results of the present study indicated that the euryhaline and limnetic species are prevalent in this basin, but the marine and brackish water species are prevalent in its northern part.
These ecosystems tend to be highly productive and heterogeneous and, therefore, represent an excellent opportunity for studies on the population structure of euryhaline invertebrate species (Souza et al., 2014).
Earlier studies demonstrated a similar response in the SW acclimated, euryhaline flounder (Platichthys flesus) (Carrick & Balment 1983).