emersal

adjective
emer·sal | \(ˈ)ē¦mərsəl, ə̇ˈm-\

Definition of emersal 

: rising toward or floating at the surface of water used especially of aquatic plants or animals or their products the emersal eggs of many marine fishes contrasted with demersal

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History and Etymology for emersal

Latin emersus (past participle of emergere to emerge) + English -al

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