Definition of hypersaline
- … they dwell in one of the world's harshest habitats—shallow hypersaline lakes. Few creatures can tolerate the unusual environments of these saline deserts.
- —Stephen Jay Gould
- Sugar production is blamed for diverting freshwater flow through the Everglades and dumping excess nutrients. As a result, water flowing from the Everglades into Florida Bay and ultimately into the Keys, is hypersaline and prone to algal blooms.
- —Rodale's Scuba Diving
hypersalinityplay \ˌhī-pər-sā-ˈli-nə-tē, -sə-\ or less commonly hyper-salinity noun
- Fresh water flowing into the sea is trapped; with no outflow, the only way out is up. High evaporation rates in this hot, arid zone result in extreme hypersalinity.
- —Batsheva Sobelman