inshore waters

inshore waters
shallow waters at a small distance from the shore. Also called onshore or nearshore waters

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  • inshore — in•shore [[t]ˈɪnˈʃɔr, ˈʃoʊr[/t]] adj. 1) situated or carried on close to the shore: inshore waters[/ex] 2) toward the shore • Etymology: 1695–1705 …   From formal English to slang

  • Inshore lizardfish — Taxobox name = Inshore Lizardfish image width = 240px image caption = Synodus foetens regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Aulopiformes familia = Synodontidae genus = Synodus species = S. foetens binomial = Synodus… …   Wikipedia

  • offshore waters — waters located well beyond the shore, seaward of nearshore or inshore waters …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • inshore — in shallow waters near the shore; closer to land than the breaking waves …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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