intertidal zone
The area bounded by the high and low tide lines; also known as the littoral.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Intertidal zone — The intertidal zone (also known as the foreshore) is the area that is exposed to the air at low tide and submerged at high tide, for example, the area between tide marks. This area can include many different types of habitats, including steep… …   Wikipedia

  • intertidal zone — eulitoralė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Litoralės sritis, kurioje vyksta potvyniai ir atoslūgiai. atitikmenys: angl. eulittoral; intertidal zone vok. Eulitoral, n; Intertidal, n; Tidebereich, m rus. верхняя литоральная… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • intertidal zone — /ɪntəˈtaɪdl zoʊn/ (say intuh tuydl zohn) noun → eulittoral zone …   Australian English dictionary

  • intertidal zone — noun foreshore …   Wiktionary

  • intertidal zone — Portion of sea bottom between high and low tide lines [Butler, T.H.] …   Crustacea glossary

  • Intertidal spider — Intertidal spiders Badumna insignis Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Intertidal — eulitoralė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Litoralės sritis, kurioje vyksta potvyniai ir atoslūgiai. atitikmenys: angl. eulittoral; intertidal zone vok. Eulitoral, n; Intertidal, n; Tidebereich, m rus. верхняя литоральная… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Intertidal ecology — is the study of intertidal ecosystems, where organisms live between the low and high tide lines. At low tide, the intertidal is exposed (or ‘emersed’) whereas at high tide, the intertidal is underwater (or ‘immersed’). Intertidal ecologists… …   Wikipedia

  • intertidal — intertidal, ale, aux [ ɛ̃tɛrtidal, o ] adj. • 1921; angl. intertidal, de tide « marée » ♦ Didact. Zone intertidale : zone d oscillation de la marée. ⇒ estran; intercotidal. intertidal, ale, aux [ɛ̃tɛʀtidal, o] adj. ÉTYM. 1921, in Höfler; angl.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • intertidal — [in΄tərtīd′ l] adj. of or pertaining to a shore zone bounded by the levels of low and high tide …   English World dictionary

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