psammon

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Etymology[edit]

psammo- +‎ -on, to be analogous to plankton.

Noun[edit]

psammon (uncountable)

  1. (ecology) The community of organisms living in the sandy, moist habitat along a shoreline.
    • 2014, James H. Thorp, D. Christopher Rogers, Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates: Ecology and General Biology:
      Rotifers also are present in the psammon, the sandy habitat along the wet reaches of shorelines.

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