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profundal zone


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The bottom and deepwater area of freshwater ecosystems that lies beyond the depth of effective light penetration (see compensation level). In shallow freshwater systems, such as ponds, this zone may be missing. Compare benthic zone.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.


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