The groups of organisms which live in, or near the aquatic region are known as benthos or benthic zone. Biodiversity is now commonly defined as the variety of life in genes, species and habitats.Scholarly peer review is the process of subjecting an author's scholarly work, research, or ideas to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the same field, before a paper describing this work is published in a journal. The work may be accepted, considered acceptable with revisions, or rejected. Peer review requires a community of experts in a given (narrowly defined) field, who are qualified and able to perform reasonably impartial review.
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