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Sublittoral Zone

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What is the Sublittoral Zone?
 
The sublittoral zone extends from below low tide to the edge of the continental shelf.  This area can generally be found about 150 to 300 meters in depth.  There is a great abundance of plant and aniamal life in this zone beacuse the sunlight can reach the bottom in most areas, and there is a lot of nutrience.

Animals of the Sublittoral Zone!
 
 
 
perwinkles                        
 
kelp fish                                                          
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plants of the Sublittoral Zone!