Definitions for "Neritic Zone"
From the low-tide line to the to the edge of the continental shelf - around 200 m. After the neritic zone comes the pelagic zone - or open ocean.
The medium depth zone of the marine biome. Extends to 600 feet beneath the waterâ€(tm)s surface and sits on the continental shelf, hundreds of miles from any shore. Algae, crustaceans, and fish inhabit this region.
the ocean waters from the low tide mark to a depth of about 100 fathoms
Keywords:  nearshore, area
nearshore area