Definition of nearshore
: extending outward an indefinite but usually short distance from shore nearshore sediments
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red tide had a particularly devastating effect on nearshore shellfisheries
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Clearances for existing nearshore reefs range from 6 feet at the Pickets to 27 feet at Grand Isle 9 (the old Freeport Sulfur Mine) and 44 feet at South Timbalier 86.
Bottomfish/halibut -- Check the ocean before planning to cross the bar for bottomfish or the June 1 opening of the nearshore halibut season along the central Oregon Coast (Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain). ???
Although not typically viewed in the same vein as wolves, tigers and leopards, sea otters are an apex predator of the nearshore marine ecosystem—the narrow band between terrestrial and oceanic habitat.
At the same time, a river system is often the primary source of sediments, which define and build the nearshore habitat, and nutrients and wood, which support life.
Initiated in 2009, the study was originally motivated by a fatal boat collision two years earlier in the waters north of San Francisco, and the need to make nearshore ship locations a bit more predictable.
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