At low tide the limpet (being a strictly intertidal organism) is exposed to the air, and (according to trustworthy observers) quits its attachment and walks away in search of food (minute encrusting algae), and then once more returns to the identical spot, not an inch in diameter, which belongs, as it were, to it.
avocet on the intertidal sand at Glyne Gap Beach.
Survey of chalk cave, cliff, intertidal and subtidal reef biotopes in the Thanet coast cSAC.
Intertidal and subtidal sediment biotopes may cover very extensive areas of shore or seabed.
Yield of fine sand from erosion of the Eocene cliffs has created a wide sandy intertidal foreshore.
intertidal mudflats At the head of the river estuaries smaller areas of mudflats are found.
intertidal zone of Carmarthen Bay was an example.
intertidal sediment of between 55 and 400 x 106m 3.
Habitat: Shallow rocky areas, rarely intertidal Food: A large expandable mouth will swallow fish as big as itself.
A series of shallow basins connected to the sea by shallow, sometimes intertidal, sills.
Current work includes: assessing the contribution of dietary lipids in sea urchin gonads from sub-tidal and intertidal areas of Loch Creran.
Habitats include estuaries, large shallow inlets and bays, subtidal sandbanks, saltmarshes, intertidal mudflats and sand flats.
This information needs supplementary data, but suggests a possible storage volume of intertidal sediment of between 55 and 400 x 106m 3.
Large numbers of medieval ceramics were recovered from the intertidal zone, including a significant number of imported goods.
Colman, J. (1933) The nature of the intertidal zonation of plants and animals.
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