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shore area
(English) Portion of coast consisting of the marine benthic ecosystems between the terrestrial vegetation line (upper boundary) and the low tide line (lower boundary). (See also: coast, benthic ecosystems, intertidal)
área intermareal
(Portuguese) Porção de costa constituída por ecossistemas bentónicos marinhos entre o limite inferior da vegetação terrestre e o limite inferior da maré vazia. (See also: coast, benthic ecosystems, intertidal)

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