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Marine biology

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Marine biology is the scientific study of organisms in the ocean or other marine bodies of water. .... Microscopic algae and plants provide important habitats for life, sometimes acting as hiding pl...

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...

Forests of the Sea: Phytoplankton and Marine plants - MarineBio.org

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Marine algae (seaweeds and phytoplankton) are a loose group of some of the simplest organisms that contain chlorophyll (like plants) but include members of ...

Plants & Algae | Smithsonian Ocean Portal

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Plants and algae play important roles in the ocean ecosystem. Fast growing kelp (a type of algae) makes up forest-like communities and phytoplankton produce ...

Coastal and Open Ocean Biomes | ASU - Ask A Biologist

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Because the ocean is so big, scientists estimate that more than half of all species (or types of animals and plants) live in the ocean. Yet we can't be sure how ...

Diatoms, Open Waters, Plants & algae, Division chrysophyta at the ...

www.montereybayaquarium.org/animal-guide/plants-and-algae/diatoms

The open ocean is the world's "plankton pasture," home to the tiny drifting plants and animals that power enormous food chains. Diatoms are key members of the  ...

Open ocean plants survive on food from the depths | Malamalama ...

www.hawaii.edu/malamalama/2010/10/open-ocean-plants/

Oct 14, 2010 ... Microalgae need nitrate, yet the microscopic plants flourish in open ocean areas where the nutrient is scarce. To figure out how, UH Mānoa ...

The Ocean Biome - Windows to the Universe

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Jun 1, 2010 ... Life in the Open Ocean – The largest area of the marine ecosystem, the ... of the shallow ocean, many animals, plants, and algae thrive on the ...

Major Facts About the Open Ocean Ecosystem | The Classroom ...

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The open ocean contains the largest ecosystem on Earth. ... the surface, little light penetrates the mesopelagic zone and plants cannot conduct photosynthesis.

cornellbiochem - open ocean

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The pelagic zone, also known as the open ocean, begins at the edge of the ... Plankton is a mixture of plant and animal life in the open ocean away from the ...

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List of Ocean Plants | Trails.com

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List of Ocean Plants. The vast ocean contains a large array of plant and animal life. According to National Geographic, the ocean covers more than 70 percent of  ...

Oceans Alive! | Life in the Sea | Life Near the Surface

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There are two general types of plants found in the ocean, those having roots that are attached to the ocean bottom and those not having roots which simply drift ...

Open oceans - Marine Biodiversity Wiki

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Feb 17, 2015 ... This article describes the habitat of the Open oceans. .... Plants cannot live attached to the bottom of the open ocean because there is too little ...