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stenohaline

[sten-uh-hal-ahyn, -hey-lahyn] /ˌstɛn əˈhæl aɪn, -heɪ laɪn/
adjective
1.
(of an aquatic organism) unable to withstand wide variation in salinity of the surrounding water.
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stenohaline

/ˌstɛnəʊˈheɪliːn; -laɪn/
adjective
1.
(of certain aquatic animals) able to exist only within a narrow range of salinity Compare euryhaline
Word Origin
C20: from steno- + haline, from Greek hals salt + -ine1
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