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Marine habitats

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The marine environment supplies many kinds of habitats that support marine life. Marine life depends in some way on the saltwater ...

Open Ocean | Oceana

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In fact, more than 90% of the inhabitable space on earth is in the open ocean. ... The epipelagic is home to all sorts of iconic animals, like whales and dolphins, ...

The Open Ocean - MarineBio.org

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The open ocean, or pelagic zone, consists of everything in the ocean outside of coastal ... Unique animals like the marine hatchet fish and giant squid live in this  ...

List of Oceans Animals

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Some ocean animals spend most of their life in the waters near the land. Others live most of their life in the deeper open sea. Even though the open sea is the ...

Life in the Open Ocean - Windows to the Universe

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Jun 1, 2010 ... Animals, protists, plants, and bacteria that float or drift in ocean water are called plankton. They are moved around the open ocean by surface ...

What lives in the open ocean? - University of Hawaii at Hilo

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Describe some of the organisms that live in the open ocean. 2. Discuss the ... Other important factors in the distribution of an animal include prey requirements.

Animals of the Open Ocean - Ask A Biologist - Arizona State University

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As a creature in the open ocean biome, you have two options to survive. One way is to float along on the currents and wait for food to drift by, saving energy as ...

Fish, Birds, and Mammals of the Open Ocean

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Malolo are found in the open ocean and are called flying fish because they can ... They feed on small organisms, plants and animals and grow up to 18 inches.

Life in the open ocean - NOAA Office for Coastal Management

coast.noaa.gov/data/SEAMedia/Lessons/G5U6 Overview Life in the Open Ocean.pdf

Students also note which animals are producers, consumers, or decomposers. Not much goes to waste in open ocean ecosystems. Students find that marine ...

Open Ocean habitats - NOAA Office for Coastal Management

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The pelagic zone consists of the open ocean habitat that begins at the edge of the ... acquired knowledge of open ocean habitats and animals living within by ...

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Open Ocean Biome: Plants, Animals, Climate & Definition - Video ...

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Seventy-one percent of the surface of our planet is covered by the oceans. It should be no surprise that the open ocean biome is the largest biome...

Open Ocean | Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

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The vast open ocean and deep sea are home to delicate jellyfish, light-producing animals, and other organisms ranging from the beautiful to the bizarre. Be sure ...

Open Ocean - Predators and Prey

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Sharks earn their spot at the top of the open ocean food chain. ... Bottom-feeding and scavenger sharks eat mollusks, squid, clams, and other small animals.