epifauna

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noun epi·fau·na \ ˌe-pi-ˈfȯ-nə , -ˈfä- \

Definition of epifauna

:benthic fauna living on the substrate (such as a hard sea floor) or on other organisms — compare infauna

epifaunal

play \ˌe-pi-ˈfȯ-nᵊl, -ˈfä-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of epifauna

New Latin


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