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animals that live in the intertidal zone
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Researchers will analyze sediment samples from the test pits for traces of pollen and microfossils that might yield clues as to whether the stones were built in an intertidal marsh, a wooded area, or on farmland.
Other studies have concluded that sand replenishment can be harmful to intertidal invertebrates, such as worms, clams, amphipods (sandhoppers) and crabs.
The total area holding oystergrass and other intertidal vegetation fringing all sides of the terraces and islands is at least double that.
Among other subjects, the book explores the sea’s geography, its intertidal life, its deeps, diving mammals and birds, and epic migrations of some of its animals, from salmon to gray whales to sandpipers.
As the name suggests, Quarry Cove used to be an old rock quarry, repurposed into an intertidal area in the early 1990s.
In Prince Wiliam Sound, Fountain saw one of the important spots where Plafker took measurements after the quake — a line of barnacles that, prior to 1964, had been in the intertidal zone.
Mussels that formed blue mats along a certain level of the intertidal rock and gravel are missing.
That’s when the receding water reveals the intertidal sand in which the clams live.
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INTERTIDAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intertidal for English Language Learners
: of or relating to the area of the shore that is between the low point and the high point of the tide
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