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Tidal Pool


Tide pool / nick.van.laar, Flickr

Exploring a tide pool.

nick.van.laar, Flickr

A tidal pool, also commonly called a tide pool, is water left behind when the ocean recedes at low tide. Tidal pools can be large or small, deep or shallow. Some animals live their entire lives in one tide pool.

You'll find tidal pools in the intertidal zone, where land and sea meet.

Also Known As: tide pool, tidepool
He explored the tidal pool and found sea urchins, starfish and crabs.

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