Sublittoral \Sub*lit"to*ral\, a. Under the shore. --Smart. [1913 Webster]

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  • sublittoral — I. adjective Date: 1846 1. situated, occurring, or formed on the aquatic side of a shoreline or littoral zone 2. constituting the sublittoral II. noun Date: circa 1935 the deeper part of the littoral portion of a body of water; especially the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sublittoral — in lakes the sublittoral zone extends from the lakeward limit of rooted vegetation down to about the upper limit of the hypolimnion; in the ocean from the lower edge of the intertidal (littoral) zone to the outer edge of the continental shelf at… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • sublittoral — См. sublittoral zone …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • sublittoral — /sub lit euhr euhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the biogeographic region of the ocean bottom between the littoral and bathyal zones, from the low water line to the edge of the continental shelf, or to a depth of approximately 660 ft. (200 m). 2 …   Universalium

  • sublittoral — sub•lit•to•ral [[t]sʌbˈlɪt ər əl[/t]] adj. 1) geo ecl of or pertaining to the region of the ocean extending from the lowest shoreline to the edge of the continental shelf 2) geo ecl of or pertaining to the region of a lake extending from the… …   From formal English to slang

  • sublittoral — sublitoralė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Jūros dugno šelfo zona, esanti tarp litoralės (iš kranto pusės) ir batialės – pati produktyviausia jūros zona. Jūrose ji tęsiasi iki 400 m gylio. Plotis – nuo keliasdešimt metrų… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • sublittoral — [sʌb lɪt(ə)r(ə)l] adjective chiefly Ecology living, growing, or situated near to or just below the shore …   English new terms dictionary

  • sublittoral — sub·littoral …   English syllables

  • sublittoral — /sʌbˈlɪtərəl/ (say sub lituhruhl) adjective of or relating to the region near or just below the low tide level of a shore …   Australian English dictionary

  • sublittoral — adj. 1 (of plants, animals, deposits, etc.) living or found on the seashore just below the low water mark. 2 of or concerning the seashore …   Useful english dictionary

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