The Nature of the Intertidal Zonation of Plants and Animals

@article{Colman1933TheNO,
  title={The Nature of the Intertidal Zonation of Plants and Animals},
  author={J. Colman},
  journal={Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom},
  year={1933},
  volume={18},
  pages={435-476}
}
  • J. Colman
  • Published 1933
  • Biology
  • Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
1. Church Reef, in Wembury Bay, near Plymouth, was selected for a survey of common intertidal plants and animals. 2. Four traverses were accurately levelled relative to Ordnance Datum, and their floras and faunas examined. 3. The relation between predicted tide levels and probable actual levels is discussed, and the importance of the “splash zone” is stressed. 4. As an outcome of 2 and 3, it appears that on Church Reef the most critical levels on the shore, for the species examined, are: ( a… Expand
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