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On the Atlantic coast of the United States the edge of the continent gradually
slopes downward underwater along what is known as the continental shelf. At a
point called the continental slope, this shelf drops sharply downward to the sea
Santa Cruz Island, a continental island, was once part of the California mainland.
Still other islands form when they break away from the continent and move slowly
away from it on a tectonic plate. The distance between the island and conti*nt ...
Includes anemones, jellyfish, corals, and hydroids. commensalism—A symbiotic
relationship between organisms of different species in which one benefits and
the other neither benefits nor suffers. continental shelf—The portion of the sea
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