hypobenthile


hypobenthile
abyssal (referring to water below 4000 metres or 2000 fathoms (= 3660 metres), down to 6000 metres, where light does not penetrate. Occasionally used for depths below 2000 metres. A constant environment with temperatures usually 0-2°C or temperatures are uniform)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.


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