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Definition of Benthos

Benthos
Benthos Ben"thos, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? depth of the sea.] The bottom of the sea, esp. of the deep oceans; hence (Bot. & Zo["o]l.), the fauna and flora of the sea bottom; -- opposed to plankton.

Meaning of Benthos from wikipedia

- Benthos (from Ancient Gr**** βένθος (bénthos) 'the depths (of the sea)'), also known as benthon, is the community of organisms that live on, in, or near...
- depth of the benthos, and the degree of benthic-pelagic coupling. The benthos in a shallow region will have more available food than the benthos in the deep...
- or near the bottom of a body of water. Biologists often use the terms benthos—particularly for invertebrates such as s****fish, crabs, crayfish, sea...
- v t e Groups of organisms in aquatic ecosystems Benthos Macrobenthos Meiobenthos Herpon N****n Neuston Pechton / Pecton / P****n Plankton Pleuston Plocon...
- water column near to (and significantly affected by) the seabed and the benthos. The demersal zone is just above the benthic zone and forms a layer of...
- surface of water) Plankton (organisms floating and drifting within water) Benthos (organisms living at the bottom of a body of water) Pelagic fish (fish...
- conditions and smaller grains in lower energy conditions. Benthos (from Ancient Gr**** βένθος (bénthos) 'the depths (of the sea)'), also known as benthon, is...
- ponticus, meroplankton and larvae of gastropoda, bivalvia and polychaete. Benthos species reside mostly at the sea bottom and include worms, crustaceans...
- along with periphyton, plankton, n****n, and benthos. Psammon is also sometimes considered a part of benthos due to its near-bottom distribution. Psammon...
- protege Celeste, agreeing to stay until Singer's deep water laboratory, The Benthos, is able to send the sonar records of the accident. Back at the institute...