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neritic zone(neritic province) The shallow-water, or near-shore, marine zone extending from the low-tide level to a depth of 200 m. This zone covers about 8 per cent of the total ocean floor and is the area most populated by benthic organisms (see benthos), owing to the penetration of sunlight to these shallow depths.

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neritic zone

neritic zone (neritic province) The shallow-water, or near-shore, marine zone extending from the low-tide level to a depth of 200m. This zone covers about 8 per cent of the total ocean floor and is the area most populated by benthic organisms (see BENTHOS), owing to the penetration of sunlight to these shallow depths.

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neritic zone (neritic province) The shallow water, or near-shore, marine zone extending from the low-tide level to a depth of 200 m. This zone covers about 8% of the total ocean floor. It is the area most populated by benthic organisms, due to the penetration of sunlight to these shallow depths.

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neritic zone The region of the sea over the continental shelf, which is less than 200 metres deep (approximately the maximum depth for organisms carrying out photosynthesis). Compare oceanic zone.

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