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circalittoral zone


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The area of the continental shelf sea-bed that lies below the zone of periodic tidal exposure. It is approximately equivalent to the sublittoral zone. Compare infralittoral; mediolittoral; see also littoral zone.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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