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Term Coastal seas

Seas that border continental coasts, including gulfs, bays and coves, among others. Their behavior is influenced by the oceans and their tides, and also by the silt they receive from rivers. Among these are the Caribbean, the North Sea in Europe, the Sea of Eastern Liberia, the Gulf of California, the Gulf of Mexico, the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Bengal, and the Gulf of Guinea.