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littoral zone
1. The shallow water along the sea shore from zero to the depth where plants no longer root, about ten feet or three meters deep.
2. Also defined as the faunal (animal) zone bounded by the continental shelf; that is, down to approximately 200 meters.
3. Area on or near the shore of a body of water; such as, the region of the shore of a lake, sea, or ocean.
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