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Estuarine Tidal Riverine Coastal Intertidal (Tidal Zone)

Unique Identifier: 24

System Estuarine
Subsystem Estuarine Tidal Riverine Coastal
Tidal Zone Estuarine Tidal Riverine Coastal Intertidal

Description
Definition The substrate in this zone is regularly and periodically exposed and flooded by tides. This zone extends from MLLW to the extent of tidal inundation, i.e., the extreme high water of spring tides. The Coastal Intertidal is exposed regularly to the air by tidal action.