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abyssobenthic, abyssobenthonic (adjective); more abyssobenthic, more abyssobenthonic; most abyssobenthic, most abyssobenthonic
1. Pertaining to, or found on, the bottom of the sea at depths exceeding about 1,000 meters (3280.839 feet): Willard had to use specialized equipment to explore the abyssobenthic areas of the ocean.
2. Descriptive of an organism living on or in the ocean floor in the great depths of the oceans or lakes into which light does not penetrate; commonly used in oceanography of depths between 4,000 and 6,000 meters (13,123 and 19,685 feet): The fish that was discovered recently was an example of an abyssobenthonic creature.
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