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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forage_fish

Forage fish, also called prey fish or bait fish, are small pelagic fish which are preyed on by larger predators for food. Predators include other larger fish, seabirds and marine mammals. Typical ocean forage fish feed near the base of the food chain on plankton, .... These schools move along coastlines and traverse the open oceans.

www.learnz.org.nz/argofloats142/bg-standard-f/properties-of-the-sea%3A-food-webs-and-food-chains

Plants and animals that live in the open ocean are called pelagic. Pelagic food chains start with tiny plants called phytoplankton. The open ocean is often called  ...

teara.govt.nz/en/video/5354/open-ocean-food-chain

Jun 12, 2006 ... Open oceans are home to a variety of living things – from microscopic plankton to gigantic fish and mammals. Tiny plant organisms called ...

www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/143-marine-food-webs

Oct 8, 2009 ... In this video, Associate Professor Stephen Wing talks about how our understanding of food webs has changed over the years. We now have a ...

coast.noaa.gov/data/SEAMedia/Lessons/G5U6%20Overview%20Life%20in%20the%20Open%20Ocean.pdf

They discover that phytoplankton are at the base of food chains and food webs ..... How do ocean currents near Hawai'i impact open ocean food chains and food  ...

www.thoughtco.com/divers-can-learn-observing-animal-behavior-2962794

Jul 29, 2017 ... Learn about the ocean's food chain or trophic web. Every fish and animal in the sea plays an integral role in the health of the marine ecosystem.

predatorsandprey.weebly.com/open-ocean.html

Sharks earn their spot at the top of the open ocean food chain. They have been around for over 450 million years! Sharks eat dolphins, sea lions, sting rays, ...

www.livescience.com/6784-base-ocean-food-chain-decline-study-finds.html

Jul 28, 2010 ... Across the globe, the microscopic plants at the base of the oceans' food chain have been disappearing over the past century at a rate of about ...

www.parks.tas.gov.au/file.aspx?id=24582

To create a Tasmanian marine food web and to promote an understanding of marine biodiversity in ..... coastal bays and open ocean to a depth of 200 m.