Definition of the adjective neritic
What does neritic mean as an attribute of a noun?
- of or relating to the region of the sea over the continental shelf which is less than 200 meters deep
- examples: neritic fauna | neritic oil
- lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)
- relating to the region of shallow water adjoining the seacoast
- example: neritic fauna
- similar: shallow
Alternative definition of the adjective neritic
- Describing a marine environment of shallow waters
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Encyclopedia of Ecology, Five-Volume Set (2008)
For example, pelagic, neritic, and planktonic algae tend to be either unicellular or colonial life-forms; Parenchymatous and pseudoparench— ymatous algae tend to be cumaphytes; and filamentous and herpophytes tend to have a ...
Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2009)
by William F. Perrin, Bernd Wursig, J. G.M. Thewissen
Primarily neritic species include gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus), harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena), and ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information
termed neritic; it extends, roughly speaking, at least as far out as the mud-line, and is characterized by the ...
The Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments (2008)
by Michael Lück
The neritic, or inshore region, extends from the low tide level to about 200 metres, or to the edge of the continental shelf (Lalli and Parsons, 1993). Everything beyond the neritic zone is simply known as the oceanic zone. Fundamental physical ...
Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)
Neritic Waters over the continental shelves ($200 m) Oceanic Waters seaward of the continental shelves ...
Encyclopedia of the Antarctic (2007)
by Beau Riffenburgh
Typically, wandering albatrosses exploit sub-Antarctic and subtropical waters, and they forage over both neritic and shelf waters. Wandering albatrosses have minimal ability to dive and feed predominantly by surface-seizing their prey of fish ...
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Scrabble value of N1E1R1I1T1I1C3
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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