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intertidal

between high and low tide marks.
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Leiyu boasts at least 286 forms of life in the intertidal zone based on the research, among which 40 forms have never before been recorded in Taiwan.
This species inhabits sandstone and coral reefs (Matthews-Cascon & Lotufo 2006) and occurs from the intertidal zone up to 50 m deep (Rios 2009).
Our monthly sampling from April 2014 to June 2015 consisted of 10 samples collected from the population, in the intertidal zone about 3 m above mean low water, where the highest abundance of the species has been previously recorded (Lizarralde & Pittaluga, 2011), using a core of 10 cm inner diameter, at a depth of 20 cm.
The intertidal zone, strongly affected by both human activities and tide, is the transitional area of ocean and land, where sediment-water interface (SWI) is the boundary of the sediment and water phase.
In this newly updated and revised second edition of "Pacific Reef & Shore: A Photo Guide to Northwest Marine Life from Alaska to Northern California" he continues to bring to bear his years of experience, research and expertise to provide an updated with new species, the latest scientific information, a profusion of full color photographs showcasing the more than 300 common plants and animals found in the intertidal zone off the coast of North America ranging from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, to Point Conception, California.
The intertidal zone is stratified by a number of biotic and abiotic stresses along the gradient from land to sea.
The intertidal zone is a very dynamic environment as a result of it being affected by the twice-daily ebb and flow of the tide.
The intertidal zone - the area between the sea and the land - is affected by the twice-daily ebb and flow of the tide.
As she sat in her dad's boat, Murphy would look towards the shoreline, imagining all the creatures she'd find exploring the intertidal zone: crabs crouched under rocks, sea stars, chitons, anemones, as well as innumerable species of mussels.