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halinity The extent to which particular water contains chloride. According to the Venice system, brackish waters (which are saline, but less so than sea water) are classified by the chloride they contain and divided into zones. The zones, with their percentage chlorinity (mean values at limits) are: euhaline 1.65–2.2; polyhaline 1.0–1.65; mesohaline 0.3–1.0; alpha-mesohaline 0.55–1.0; beta-mesohaline 0.3–0.55; oligohaline 0.03–0.3; fresh water 0.03 or less.

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halinity

halinity The extent to which particular water contains chloride. According to the Venice system, brackish waters (which are saline, but less so than sea water) are classified by the chloride they contain and divided into zones. The zones, with their percentage chlorinity (mean values at limits) are: euhaline 1.65–2.2; polyhaline 1.0–1.65; mesohaline 0.3–1.0; alphamesohaline 0.55–1.0; beta-mesohaline 0.3–0.55; oligohaline 0.03–0.3; fresh water 0.03 or less.

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