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nearshore bottom area
(English) Portion of coast between the lower limit of the shore area (i.e., low tide line) and a depth of 200 m; shallow marine substrate. (See also: coast, neap tide)
zone benthique littorale
(French) Portion de la côte entre la limite inférieure du rivage (c.-à-d., la limite de la marée basse) et une profondeur de 200 m ; substrat marin peu profond. (See also: coast, neap tide)
(Portuguese) Porção de costa entre o limite inferior da maré baixa e os 200 m de profundidade. (See also: coast, neap tide)

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