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Estuarine Coastal Intertidal (Tidal Zone)

Unique Identifier: 19

System Estuarine
Subsystem Estuarine Coastal
Tidal Zone Estuarine Coastal Intertidal

Description
Definition The substrate in this zone is regularly and periodically exposed and flooded by tides. This zone extends from MLLW to Mean Higher High Water (MHHW). The Coastal Intertidal is exposed regularly to the air by tidal action.