3/4ths of Earth; includes coral reefs, estuaries, & oceans
Adaptations of plants
2: Oceanic plants have root structures called keepfasts meant to anchor the plants against the current.
3: The ability to either take in salt water, dissolve it, or pass it down to the respiratory products of the plants.
4: Kelp has nodes that help it stand straight up in the water.
5: Seaweed performs photosynthesis using blue sunlight, a type of sunlight because blue sunlight is water color. The light is blue due to the reflection of the sky on the water.
Adaptations of animals
2: Some/most marine mammals have dull colors to help them camouflage from predators.
3. Some marine mammals are warm blooded helping them migrate to different seas.
4: Mammals learn/inherit behavior that helps other organisms survive.
5: Some/few fish have eyes on the side of their heads to see mostly around them and look out for predators.
Large whale dies and sinks attracting scavengers.
Smaller decomposers take over and nutrients enter the soil for worms.
Bacteria break down the bones leading to bacteria organisms like mussels, snails, worms, crabs, and clams.
2) 90% of the ocean is completely dark and receives no sunlight. This is known as the midnight zone.
3) The ocean contains nearly twenty million tons of gold.
4) There is a rare shark that lives at the bottom of th ocean that lays eggs instead of live births. This is called the goblin shark.
5) The tide of every biome will be altered twice a day.