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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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Ranging between the neritic and truly oceanic areas are the roundscads (Decapterus spp.
As such, it is reasonable to anticipate that strong cohorts hatched between 1989 and 2000 should remain distinctly abundant given mandated use of appropriately sized TEDs in neritic habitats where these cohorts have likely occurred since 2003.
Feeding habits of juvenile chum salmon in neritic waters have been described for a nearby location in Hood Canal (Simenstad and Salo, 1980) and feeding habits of juvenile salmon in other nursery areas of Puget Sound have also been described (Simenstad et al.
Abstract--We conducted laboratory starvation experiments on juvenile chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) captured in the neritic marine waters of northern Southeast Alaska in June and July 2003.
Aerial line-transect surveys were conducted in neritic waters (<92 m depth) off central and northern California during 1990-2003, providing the first foraging population estimates for Pacific leatherback turtles.
birds, mammals, and fish, and currently support fisheries in both neritic and oceanic waters (Roper and Sweeney, 1984; Rodhouse, 1997).
In the Pacific, oceanic immature turtles (present study) forage on different prey from that foraged by subadults in the pelagic and neritic areas off Baja California (Nichols et al.
7% have also been reported for large, neritic loliginid squid (Nagasawa et al.
A number of international companies have requested performing oil and gas exploration in the Lebanese sea, after oil experts had announced the availability of large amounts of these two elements in the Neritic zone between Lebanon, Israel, and Cyprus.