What is another word for benthic division?
[ bˈɛnθɪk dɪvˈɪʒən], [ bˈɛnθɪk dɪvˈɪʒən], [ b_ˈɛ_n_θ_ɪ_k d_ɪ_v_ˈɪ_ʒ_ə_n]
Related words: benthic system, benthic ecology, marine benthos, biological benthos, benthic zone, benthos, marine benthic organisms, benthic invertebrates, ocean bottom animals
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n.• benthic division (noun)
How to use "Benthic division" in context?
The benthic division of an ecosystem is the layer of the ocean floor where marine life lives. The different types of benthic life include bacteria, marine worms, crustaceans, and mollusks. These creatures live on the solid particles that accumulate from the breaking down of organic matter. The benthic division is the lowest level of the ocean food chain and is the place where food for the predators of the open ocean comes from.
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