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Intertidal zone. Rocky Shore: - Organisms must be able to tolerate waves, changes in salinity and temperature, along with periods of being under or above water. 1. Along the Rocks (pg 192-193): - spray zone. Intertidal zone (cont.). In Tide Pools :

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intertidal zone

Intertidal zone

Rocky Shore:

- Organisms must be able to tolerate waves, changes in salinity and temperature, along with periods of being under or above water.

1. Along the Rocks (pg 192-193):

- spray zone

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Intertidal zone (cont.)
  • In Tide Pools:

- Organisms must tolerate changes in salinity, temperature and the force of waves.

- holdfasts: root-like structures of plants to help hold on to the rocky bottom.

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Intertidal zone (cont.)

B. Where Rivers Meets Ocean:

- estuaries: a body of water where rivers meets the ocean

- This water is termed “brackish” – part fresh – part salt water

- important to protect estuaries

1. Mangrove forest

2. Salt Marshes