reef edge

reef edge

[′rēf ‚ej]
(geology)
The seaward margin of the reef flat, commonly marked by surge channels.
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The primary target in Backreef-1 is Devonian-aged sands in the Clanmeyer Formation deposited in a debris flow off the reef edge southwest of Harold-1.
Rurutu's fringing reef provides foot access to the reef flat, reef edge and inshore pelagic and benthic zones.
Darkness offers a better chance of evading a predator, and a commuter class of fish gathers at the reef edge.
Observations in the literature of reef fish spawning aggregations occurring on the outer reef edge, on seaward extensions or promontories, near the shelf-edge break, on the reef slope or near drop-offs are numerous (Randall and Randall, 1963; Smith, 1972; Munro, 1974; Colin, 1992; Shapiro et al.
The bed is used to carry cargo and passengers and when fishing, the men will sit on the bed, arranging their gear strategically beside them while dropping nylon lines with baited hooks and sinkers into 30 to 100 metres of water at the reef edge.
The 935 respondents to an online survey by Reef Edge, a creator of wireless network infrastructure products, were three times as likely to identify security as a concern than they were to mention cost, whether or not they actually had a wireless LAN deployed.
It seems incredible that thousands of them are putting to sea in fishing boats or wading on the reef edge in search of octopus without the comfort of knowing how to get to shore if disaster strikes.
No bleaching occurred along the emergent reef with the exception of one bleached colony (Pocillopora meandrina) noted on the inside of the eastern reef edge.
The high quality of this 3-D seismic data enabled the Company to select and drill the two prime reef edge locations drilled to date, and affords the Company a high degree of confidence in its future drilling program.
Outside the reef edge, this can be a sign that things are cooling down, but you can still find a few mahi offshore.
Fishing the reef edge off of Palm Beach, you can expect to run into sailfish and other pelagics.
This function would be good for an angler using live bait along a reef edge or rip.