demersal fish

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  • Demersal fish — Bluespotted ribbontail ray resting on the seafloor Demersal fish live on or near the bottom of the sea or lakes.[1] They occupy the sea floors and lake beds, which usually consist of mud, sand, gravel or rocks …   Wikipedia

  • demersal — [dē mʉr′səl] adj. 〚< L demersus, pp. of demergere, to submerge < de , DE + mergere, to sink (see MERGE) + AL〛 found on or near the bottom of a sea, lake, etc.; benthic * * * …   Universalium

  • Fish migration — Many species of salmon are anadromous and migrate long distances up rivers and streams to spawn. Many types of fish migrate on a regular basis, on time scales ranging from daily to annually or longer, and over distances ranging from a few metres… …   Wikipedia

  • Demersal zone — Marine habitats This bluespotted ribbontail ray lives in the demersal zone on or just above the seafloor Littoral zone Intertidal zone …   Wikipedia

  • Fish locomotion — The prevailing type of fish locomotion is swimming in water. In addition, some fish can walk , i.e., move over land, burrow in mud, and glide through the air. Contents 1 Swimming 1.1 Body/caudal fin propulsion 1.1.1 Anguilliform locomotion …   Wikipedia

  • Fish scale — For other uses, see Fish scale (disambiguation). The cycloid scales of a common roach (Rutilus rutilus). The row of lateral line scales is visible in the lower half of the image. The skin of most bony and cartilaginous fishes are covered by… …   Wikipedia

  • demersal — adjective Etymology: Latin demersus (past participle of demergere to sink, from de + mergere to dip, sink) + English 1 al more at merge Date: 1889 living near, deposited on, or sinking to the bottom of the sea < demersal fish eggs > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Fish of the Red Sea — Deepwater species= See the List of deep water fish of the Red SeaDemersal species*Ambassidae ** Ambassis gymnocephalus , Bald glassy ** Ambassis urotaenia , Banded tail glassy perchlet*Apistidae ** Apistus carinatus , Ocellated… …   Wikipedia

  • demersal — sinking; bottom (e.g. eggs which sink to the bottom or are deposited on the bottom); dependent on the bottom. Said of fish that live near the bottom of the ocean, of a lake or of a river, but are capable of active swimming. Opposite of pelagic …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • demersal — [dɪ mə:s(ə)l] adjective (of fish) living close to the seabed. Origin C19: from L. demersus (past participle of demergere submerge, sink ) + al …   English new terms dictionary

  • demersal — adj. (of a fish etc.) being or living near the sea bottom (cf. PELAGIC). Etymology: L demersus past part. of demergere (as DE , mergere plunge) …   Useful english dictionary


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