Marine Biome Research By Sophia Lee
MarineGeography & Climate • Location: The pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, and Southern • Description: The largest of all ecosystems. Very salty. • Soil type: No soil • Precipitation: Gives rain to land • Temperature range: 39˚F freezing to as warm as a bathtub on surface. Very cold in the deep • Climate: Varies
Plant Species- Over one million of plant species such as Kelp, sea algae, seaweed, marsh grasses, phytoplankton. • Animal species- Fish, mollusk, worms, clams, predatory crustaceans, shore birds, crabs, coral, anemones, octopi, fungi, whales… etc.
MarineAdaptations Needed for Survival • Plants- Plants need sunlight to survive • Animals- Animals can live in plants for shelter and protection. Some animals have blubber to survive the cold waters..
MarineInteractions of Biotic and Abiotic • Biotic- • Abiotic-
What is Biodiversity? • Biodiversity is the variety of life. It is the number of species of plant and animals in an area.
How does biodiversity contribute to the sustainability of an ecosystem? • Use the handout given in class to answer the above question • Type your answer here