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  • n. Abnormally high salinity.


hyper- +‎ salinity (Wiktionary)


  • Because of the hypersalinity, oysters are not commercially harvested to a large extent, although the region does contain the only strain of high-salinity adapted oysters in North America.

    Ecoregions of Texas (EPA)

  • Disturbance to mangroves in tropical-arid Western Australia: hypersalinity and restricted tidal exchange as factors leading to mortality.

    Chapter 8


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