stenobathic

[ sten-uh-bath-ik ]
/ ˌstɛn əˈbæθ ɪk /

adjective Ecology.

of or relating to marine or freshwater life that can tolerate only limited changes in depth (opposed to eurybathic).

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Origin of stenobathic

1900–05; steno- + Greek báth(os) depth (see batho-) + -ic
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