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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Originally, they were reported to primarily occur in the middle and upper intertidal zone (Fukai, 1988; McDermott, 1992,1998); however, more recent studies have found them living in lower intertidal and subtidal habitats as well (Kraemer et al., 2007; Gilman and Grace, 2009).