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(English) Sinking to or lying on the bottom; living on or near the bottom and feeding on benthic organisms. (See also: benthic, pelagic, sea floor)
(French) De couler à ou s'allonger sur le fond; de vivre sur ou proche du fond et de se nourrir sur les organismes benthiques. (See also: benthic, pelagic, sea floor)
(Portuguese) Que se encontra perto do fundo; que vive no ou perto do fundo. (See also: benthic, pelagic, sea floor)

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