intertidal zone


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intertidal zone

[¦in·tər′tīd·əl ‚zōn]
(oceanography)
The part of the littoral zone above low-tide mark.
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fornicata, early postset-tlement mortality, most likely driven by intertidal physical stresses, is very high and may drive adult distributions in the intertidal zone (Bohn et al.
Due to various clients' requests for a turnkey solution, EPRS has been launched to best service the needs of a niche market in the environmentally delicate intertidal zone.
It will utilise the company's experienced offshore terminal and marine workforce to locate and stabilise the ground to access damaged pipelines in the intertidal zone, and to implement the requisite pipeline repair.
Initial surveys at each site consisted of haphazardly choosing rocks within the intertidal zone of each area and quickly lifting the rocks individually to determine if Asian shore crabs were present.
In southern Africa, nine spider species have been recorded within the intertidal zone (Haddad & Dippenaar-Schoeman 2009).
It was low lying intertidal zone 20 years ago, but has become an expensive residential areas.
Abundance and size structure of Nerita funiculata (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Neritidae) in the intertidal zone of the Navachiste Bay islands, Sinaloa, Mexico
lower intertidal zone of permanently wet, oozing mud and do not interact
Abiotic factors, as the variation in wave energy, type of substratum, light intensity, salinity and temperature, influence the intertidal zone, regarding the distribution and life cycles.
are often found higher up in the intertidal zone than other fishes (Barton 1973) but not usually as high as Cebidichthys violaceus, a co-occurring prickleback (Horn and Riegle 1981).