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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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Localities around Arica and Iquique (Table 1) were surveyed by hooka diving, by pulling up ropes and raft cages as well as searching under intertidal boulders in rocky shore pools.
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weathered oil is now stranded at an intertidal area, mainly accumulating at the high tide watermark, leaving black lines or globs of oil on the beach as the tides recede.
This will gather vital information about the variety and abundance of intertidal species on our rocky seashores.
Nature of habitats and wind direction were the factors that may control occurrence and accumulation of seashells along the intertidal zone of the studied coasts.
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DubaiI-based Marsol International, a leading global marine solutions provider focused on the offshore oil terminal market and related infrastructure, has launched a specialist emergency pipeline repair service (EPRS) to safeguard shallow water intertidal zones.
Field surveys at sites characteristic of adult Asian shore crab habitat in July 2013 revealed the presence of adult crabs inhabiting two rocky intertidal areas in the upper bay.