The neritic zone, also called the sublittoral zone, is the part of the ocean extending from the low tide mark to the edge of the continental shelf, with a relatively shallow depth extending to about 200 meters. The neritic zone is farther from the shore than the intertidal zone, where the water becomes deeper but is still warmed by the sun. Corals, sea urchins, sponges, sea turtles, and many types of fish live in the neritic zone. The Neritic zone is part of the vast Pelagic zone. You can find a neritic zone in any ocean.