eulittoral

eulittoral

[yü′lid·ə·rəl]
(oceanography)
A subdivision of the benthic division of the littoral zone of the marine environment, extending from high-tide level to about 200 feet (60 meters), the lower limit for abundant growth of attached plants.
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In European intercalibration of sampling, identification, and quality estimation, Estonia belongs to the Central Baltic group where main efforts are directed to the eulittoral zone (depth <1 m, vegetation included).
Many eulittoral lacustrine species also will switch off CAM upon exposure (Table V).
Littorella often is distributed in the eulittoral zone that periodically dries.
malinverniana), and the eulittoral zone of freshwater tidal rivers (I.
1979), and on the central Texas Coast, where it regularly occurs from January through April in the littoral fringe and eulittoral zone of the Port Aransas jetties (Edwards, 1959, 1970; Edwards and Kapraun, 1974).
Near continuous movement was observed in snails inhabiting moist eulittoral (midshore) habitats.
In this study, locomotory behavior and habitat selection were used tO examine the role of physical stressors in structuring behavioral adaptations in gastropods from eulittoral and eulittoral-fringe areas.
Comparisons of locomotory behavior and habitat selection in eulittoral and upper eulittoral-fringe species (referred to hereafter as mid and high-shore species, respectively) were examined on natural limestone hard shores of the eastern Yucatan Peninsula, Caribbean Sea.
Kaplan (1988) describes a pink zone below the eulittoral corresponding to the lower eulittoral fringe of more traditional classification schemes (Stephenson & Stephenson 1950).
The eulittoral zone width was measured as the linear distance from the uppermost boundary of the pink zone to the uppermost boundary of the yellow zone.
Abundance of Fucus spiralis and ephemeral seaweeds in a high eulittoral zone: Effects of grazers, canopy and substratum type.
This fungus is a common, cosmopolitan, saprobic fungus, however, isolated from many types of terrestrial environments, including soils from Alaska to the tropics: It also has been cultured from subtropical marine waters near the Bahamas and the Straits of Florida, and has been found in eulittoral zones and oceanic zones, including isolations from waters collected as deep as 4,450 m (13,350 ft).