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).
Where rocky substrates characterized the eulittoral zone, near-shore sublittoral areas were also rocky.
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).
Ecological significance of deep-layer sloughing in the eulittoral zone coralline alga, Spoagites yendoi (Foslie) Chamberlain (Corallinacee, Rhodophyta) in South Africa.
Littorella often is distributed in the eulittoral zone that periodically dries.
Thus "lower shore" of this study is around mean-water level, "midshore" is in the upper part of the eulittoral, and "upper shore" is at about high-water level including the splash zone.
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.
Ecological significance of deep-layer sloughing in the eulittoral zone coralline alga, Spongites yendoi (Foslie) Chamberlain (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) in South Africa.
Photosynthetic gas exchange under emersed conditions in eulittoral and normally submersed members of the Fucales and the Laminariales: interpretation in relation to C isotope ratio and N and water use efficiency.