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(English) Fishes that primarily inhabit the benthic environment, such as flatfish, cods, eels, and other fish living in, on, or near the bottom. (See also: benthic)
poisson de fond
(French) Poissons qui occupent surtout le milieu benthique, tels que les poissons plats. (See also: benthic)
peixe bentónico
(Portuguese) Peixes preferencialmente bentónicos, como os peixes planos (linguados, sôlhas, etc.) (See also: benthic)

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