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The part of a body of water near neither the bottom nor the surface.‘whales and seals feed in midwater or on the seabed’[as modifier] ‘midwater fish’
- ‘Able to dock at the mid-water stations to upload data as well as receive new mission instructions, they can remain submerged indefinitely.’
- ‘As we ascended to the safety stop, the mid-water fish schools hovered, keeping us company until our time on this stately ship was up.’
- ‘The mid-water sea trawling sector has not performed well in last season, according to people in the industry.’
- ‘As an adult, Pomoxis nigromaculatus is a mid-water omnivore that feeds in vegetation and open water.’
- ‘Small mid-water animals called larvaceans cast off nets of mucus, or ‘sinkers,’ which, by Robison's estimates, account for the deep-sea food deficit.’
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