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subtidal

(sʌbˈtaɪdəl)
adj
of or relating to, inhabiting or existing in the region below the level of low tide, that is always underwater
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This zone was identified to protect a variety of habitats and species, including rock habitats, subtidal mixed and coarse sediments, subtidal sands and gravels and horse mussel beds.
Most of the site originally was tidal flats and subtidal areas of the bay.
Its surrounding waters contain a variety of living organisms that make it an ideal site to enjoy natural features of the coastal and subtidal environment, said Bahrain University environmental biology assistant professor Dr Humood Naser.
Working at an expansive range of underwater sites in the Galapagos Islands, Witman and his team found that at two subtidal depths, barnacle larvae had latched onto rock walls, despite the vertical currents.
We examined the recovery rates of meiofauna inside feeding pits in both intertidal and subtidal areas.
The contributions include discussions of theory and observation of inherent optical properties of non-spherical marine- like particles; global ecology of the giant kelp Macrocystis; habitat coupling by mid-latitude, subtidal, and marine mysids; use of diversity estimations in the study of sedimentary benthic communities; an integrated perspective of the coral reefs of the Andaman Sea; oceanographic processes, ecological interactions, and socioeconomic feedback in the Humboldt Current system of northern and central Chile; loss, status, and trends for coastal marine habitats of Europe; and climate change and Australian marine life.
Previous workers interpreted the Kokomo Limestone as a product of an intertidal and subtidal environment, or reported the presence of syneresis cracks to argue for a restricted lagoon and intertidal environment.
4) show a sharp decrease in resedimented elements and a correlative increase in reelaborated elements, meaning a rapid fall of rate of sedimentation progressive shallowing process, probably from moderately deep subtidal to shallow subtidal environment conditions.
Studies by the Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute have shown that wastes accumulate in the soil first and then migrate incrementally to the tidal zone, the subtidal zone, and finally to deep seawaters and into sediments.
These values were then temporally averaged to depict a subtidal salinity gradient.
A single specimen was found attached to the substrate at a shallow subtidal depth of less than 0.5 m.
This cleanup operation was astounding both in its magnitude and its secondary impacts of re-suspending oil, virtually eliminating plants and animals on cleaned beaches, and re-distributing the sediment to the subtidal zones, where it smothered organisms.