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(English) Saline water whose salinity is not as high as in the sea; having a salt concentration between that of freshwater and seawater (usually 0.5-30 parts per thousand salt). (See also: marine, freshwater, salinity)
(French) Eau saline dont la salinité n'est pas aussi haut que dans la mer; qui a une concentration du sel entre cela d'eau douce et eau de mer (habituellement 0.5-30 parties par mille sel). (See also: marine, freshwater, salinity)
(Portuguese) Água com salinidade inferior à da água do mar. Normalmente águas estuarinas ou de mangal. (See also: marine, freshwater, salinity)

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