An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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MARINE   Pertaining to or living in salt water; sometimes restrictively used to refer to salt water of approximately 35 parts per thousand salinity; = OCEANIC. See also: AQUATIC; ARBOREAL; ESTUARINE; PELAGIC; TERRESTRIAL.

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