: of, relating to, being, or living in the part of a thermally stratified lake that extends downward from the upper part of the hypolimnion to the bottom of the lake or in very deep lakes to 600 meters

Word History


Latin profundus deep + English -al

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“Profundal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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