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euryhaline

[yoo r-i-hey-lahyn, -hal-ahyn] /ˌyʊər ɪˈheɪ laɪn, -ˈhæl aɪn/
adjective
1.
(of an aquatic organism) tolerating a wide range of salinity.
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  • Among the Megadrili or earthworms there are not many other examples of these 'euryhaline' forms as they have been named.

    Earthworms and their Allies Frank E. Beddard
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euryhaline

/ˌjʊərɪˈheɪliːn; -laɪn/
adjective
1.
(of certain aquatic animals) able to tolerate a wide range of salinity Compare stenohaline
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