Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.


Kontext: Ecology Geography

littoral

Along the shore. When broadly defined, includes the shores of lakes as well as of the sea. Usage with regard to depth is inconsistent, but the littoral extends at least as deep as plants grow in lakes

Literatur

Barlow, George W.. 2002. "The Cichlid Fishes (Nature's Grand Experiment in Evolution)". Perseus Publishing. pp. 352 pp. ISBN: 9780738203768 (crc03927) (Kurzfassung)

Wikipedia