Benthos synonyms

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The organisms living on sea or lake bottoms. The benthos are divided into sessile organisms (those that are attached to the bottom or to objects on or near the bottom) and vagrant organisms (those that crawl or swim along the bottom).
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(Zoology) A generic term for organisms in the ocean that are capable of swimming independently of currents.
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The usually microscopic animal and plant life found floating or drifting in the ocean or in bodies of fresh water, used as food by nearly all aquatic animals
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a region including the bottom of the sea and the littoral zones
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a region including the bottom of the sea and the littoral zones
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Find another word for benthos. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for benthos, like: epifauna infauna, nekton, plankton, benthic division, benthonic zone and benthon.