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(english) Gradual but continuous change of form of a species across its range, usually linked with differences in environment.
(french) Changement graduel mais continu de forme d'une espèce en travers sa rangée, et qui est habituellement enchaîné avec les changement dans l'environnement.
(portuguese) Alteração gradual e contínua da morfologia duma espécie ao longo da sua distribuição batimétrica, usualmente ligada a alteracões nas condições ambientais.

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