Monday 2-10-2014. Starter: The Intertidal Zone is one of the oceanic zones we discussed last week. Where is it located and what are some of its properties?. Between the Tides 2/10/14. Intertidal Zones.
Intertidal zone – narrow fringe along the shoreline that lies between the highest high tides and lowest low tides
unique to marine environments because it is regularly exposed to air
animals in this zone must cope with both exposure to air and submersion in water
2 different types of habitat:
rocky shores generally occur in steep coasts without large amounts of sediment
living things in this area have places to attach
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