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 (sŭb′ănt-ärk′tĭk, -är′tĭk)
Of or resembling regions just north of the Antarctic Circle.
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(Physical Geography) of or relating to latitudes immediately north of the Antarctic Circle
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(ˌsʌb æntˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr tɪk)

of, pertaining to, or resembling the region immediately N of the Antarctic Circle.
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The abiotic data were able to distinguish the presence of three different water masses in the region, mainly in the winter: Continental water (CW), being well oxygenated, cold and presenting the lowest salinity and high silicate; Subantarctic Shelf water (SASW), being also well oxygenated, cold with low salinity and high nutrients; and Subtropical Shelf Water (STSW), being less oxygenated, warmer and more saline than the CW and the SASW.
Yaldad is a protected bay, and is not exposed to direct influence from subantarctic, and estuarine water produced eastward of Chiloe island (Silva et al.
The porbeagle (Lamna nasus), a pelagic shark in the family Lamnidae, inhabits the cold temperate waters of the North and South Atlantic, South Pacific, and southern Indian Oceans, as well as the subantarctic region of the Southern Ocean (Svetlov, 1978; Compagno, 1984).
The Eunicemorph polychaete annelids from antarctic and subantarctic seas.
Invasion of the subantarctic islands, New Zealand, by the asterad tree Olearia lyallii and its interaction with a resident myrtaceous tree Metrosideros umbellata.
Late and postglacial vegetacional and paleoclimatic changes in Subantarctic, temperate, and arid environments in Argentina.
Because of its high abundance (100 ind x 100 [m.sup.-2]) and trophic position, this species plays a key role in the subantarctic benthic ecosystems.
Glycogen in holothuroids living in subantarctic and temperature waters.
Throughout the study period, estuarine water (salinities between 11 and 31, Sievers & Silva, 2008) and the oceanic water mass known as Subantarctic Water (SAAW, salinities between 33 and 33.8; Sievers & Silva, 2008) were detected.