Relating to the belt or region of shallow water adjoining the seacost; as, neritic fauna.
A division of the pelagic portion of the ocean that overlies the continental shelf.
water and organisms over the continental shelves.
relating to waters over continental shelves.
The region of shallow water adjoining the seacoast; e.g. bays, lagoons, mangroves, salt marshes, etc.
A part of the pelagic zone which extends from the high tide line to the bottom.
of or relating to the region of the sea over the continental shelf which is less than 200 meters deep; "neritic fauna"; "neritic oil"
refers to shallow-water marine environments, from the shoreline to the edge of the continental shelf.
Of, relating to, or inhabiting the shallow water, or nearshore marine zone extending from the low-tide level to a depth of 200 meters. The neritic zone is populated by benthic organisms because of the penetration of sunlight to these shallow depths.
Portion of the sea overlying the continental shelf, specifically from the subtidal zone to a depth of 200 m.
Seawater environments landward of the shelf-slope break.
Coastal, near shore or over the continental shelf.
Refers to fish that live in nearshore waters.
the neritic zone includes all marine waters out to the point at which the continental shelf begins to drop off rapidly, or, by convention, to a depth of 300 m.
Pertaining to the near-shore, shallow-water zone of a sea over the continental shelf.