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thalassic

[thə′las·ik]
(oceanography)
Of or pertaining to the smaller seas.
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The increased demand of herbal products (due to their lesser side effects and availability) in the pharmaceutical industry has extended the attention of researchers towards thalassic vegetation.
Studies focused on shoalgrass, Halodule wrightii, beds (Corpus Christi Bay, Laguna Madre), and turtlegrass, Thalassic testudinum, beds (Redfish Bay) yielded the majority of scallop records.
The frame story moves the action of the novel out into the thalassic vortex of the Middle Passage.