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Definition of Term
- vertical migration
The upward and downward movement of organisms in a lake or the ocean. Movement is usually into surface waters at night to feed and into deeper waters to avoid predators during the day.
(See also: diurnal, nyctoepipelagic, epipelagic)
- migraÃ§Ã£o vertical
Movimento para baixo e para cima na coluna de Ã¡gua frequentemente cumprindo um ciclo diÃ¡rio. (See also: diurnal, nyctoepipelagic, epipelagic)
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