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neritic

[nə′rid·ik]
(oceanography)
Of or pertaining to the region of shallow water adjoining the seacoast and extending from low-tide mark to a depth of about 660 feet (200 meters).
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The presence of shallow water larger benthic and absence of planktonic foraminifers clearly suggested inner neritic shelf zone and reflected a shallow marine environment of deposition for the Sakesar Limestone.
Geological formation around this epicenter consists of continental clastic rocks, clastic and carbonates rocks, neritic limestone.
During nesting season, adult turtles temporarily reside in neritic waters along the continental shelf, just off nesting beaches (Stoneburner, 1982; Mortimer and Porter, 1989; TEWG, 2009).
Noel James and Jeff Lukasik shift the discussion of carbonate facies from warm- to cool- and cold-water neritic settings.
After the editors introduce the objectives of the study, contributors give a brief history of the ocean ecology of salmon in the northeast Pacific Ocean, compare coastal distributions of juvenile salmon from central California to the northern Gulf of Alaska, describe stock-specific migrations of juvenile coho derived from coded-wire tag recoveries, describe epipelagic fish assemblages in the neritic waters of the California and Alaska Currents, analyze motile salmon lice, compare feeding patterns, describe regional variations in the marine growth and energy accumulation of juvenile Chinook and coho, and give mortality rates for chum salmon during their early life in the open sea.
Paracordylodus gracilis has been found from pelagic to neritic shallow-water facies, except for extremely shallow water facies (Tolmacheva & Lofgren 2000).
Proceedings of the Expert Consulation to Examine Changes in Abundance and Species Composition of Neritic Fish Resources.
The Cenozoic benthic foraminiferal assemblages in most of these wells, as described from cuttings samples plus occasional sidewall core samples, are typical for neritic or upper or lower bathyal conditions.
The calanoid copepod Acartia tonsa is a common cosmopolitan neritic broadcast spawner.
a neritic environment characterized by a muddy bottom with little open