1. Of or pertaining to a shore, as of the sea.
2. (Science: biology) Inhabiting the seashore, especially. The zone between high-water and low-water mark.
Origin: L. Littoralis, litoralis, from littus, litus, the seashore: cf. F. Littoral.
Learn about community patterns and the ecological factors influencing these patterns. Revisit some of the ecosystems you've learned about earlier to learn more about the possible impacts of natural and human-induced environmental changes...