neritic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, concerning, or inhabiting the ocean seas involving the low tide-mark and a depth around 100 fathoms (200 yards): neritic plankton.
    • Describing a marine environment of shallow seas
    • concerning the buckle or region of shallow water adjoining the seacost.
    • concerning the area of shallow-water adjoining the seacoast
    • of or regarding the area of this ocean throughout the continental shelf which is not as much as 200 meters deep
  • others:
    • Of or regarding the water close to the shore, as compared using high sea.

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