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Definition of "faunal" [fau•nal]

  • Pertaining to animals. (adjective)
  • Pertaining to a specific fauna of a given region or time. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "faunal" in a sentence
  • "Beginning with that first visit, I made it a point to always get together with Louise, Rissa, and the rest of the animal bone team for what I called a faunal session."
  • "Climate-related, long-term faunal changes in a California rocky intertidal community."
  • "Production shifts will depend upon local conditions such as faunal composition of the fishes and food species, tolerances and reactions of individual species to climate change, and general productivity shifts in aquatic ecosystems [2]."