Part of the "Life in Aquatic Environments" series. Shows the variety of body forms and structures found in an environment ripped by waves. Examines structural, chemical, and behavioral adaptations that protect animals in this crowded environment. Looks at adaptations used to harvest the abundant food sources of the shore. Provides an overview of asexual and sexual strategies and the importance of larval development in the plankton. Reveals complex webs of life living in these accessible habitats. Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) expanded description, (2) English subtitles in a black box, (3) subtitled description.