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The Penetration of Brackish-Water by the Echinodermata

  • Richard M. Pagett
Part of the Marine Science book series (MR, volume 15)

Abstract

Various classifications of brackish-water based on physical considerations have been proposed (these include Redeke, 1922, 1933; Valikangas, 1926; Remane, 1934, 1940; Ekman, 1953). Biological considerations have also been applied (Heiden, 1900; Välikangas, 1933). The former author graded regions of differing salinity on the basis of particular assemblages of diatoms. There have been recent reviews concerning the classification of brackish-water (Symposium on the Classification of Brackish Waters, 1959; Remane and Schlieper, 1971). Following Kinne (1964c), it is probably sufficient for the purpose of this presentation to term any body of water with a salinity lying between 0.5%o and 30%o as brackish-water.

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Brackish Water Salinity Tolerance Amino Acid Pool Physiological Race Ambient Salinity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard M. Pagett
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Earth SciencesThe UniversityLeedsUK

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