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Marine Biome Presentation

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Marine Biome Presentation By Billy Martzaklis and Max Rosedale Where are marine biomes located? The marine biome is the biggest biome on Earth. They occupy about 3/4 of the world. There are five main oceans which include the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, and Southern. They are also in smaller bodies of water like Gulfs and Bays. Information from http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/marine.html#location What is the temperature range in marine biomes? The average temperature is 39°F in every ocean.
Information: http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/marine.html What is the rainfall range in marine biomes? Precipitation, above water and depending on location, is about 60-250 inches per year. Information from: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100310190052AAMpRQH What are the seasons in marine biomes? Marine biomes have technically only one season because the average weather and temperature change very little throughout the seasons. Info: http://www.ehow.com/info_8660255_seasons-marine-biome.html What are the dominant animals in the marine biome? Some of the dominant animals in the marine biome are:
1.Bluefin tuna
5.Dolphins Bluefin Tuna Shark Squid Whales Dolphins What are some of the dominant plants in the marine biome? Some of the dominant plants in the marine biome are:
2.Coral Weed
3.Different types of kelp like Laminaria japonica and:
4. Nereocystis luetkeana
5. Macrocystis pyrifera The dominant plants in the marine biome are:
1. Sea Coral
2.Sea Cabbage
4.Sea lettuce
5.Coralline Algae
http://www.edc.uri.edu/restoration/html/gallery/plants/sea.htm What are some adaptations of animals in the marine biome? Sea Coral Sea Cabbage Kelp Sea Lettuce Coralline Algae Fish have 5 different adaptations. Two are listed. They include, but are not limited to:
1.Sleek bodies to cut down on friction while swimming in the water and
2.Gills to allow the fish to breathe while underwater
Information: http://ths.sps.lane.edu/biomes/marine3/marine3.html#animals What are some human threats to the marine biome? Some negative impacts humans have on the environment
1. We dump industrial waste into the water
2. We cause oil pollution by building oil tankers
3. We are the cause of global warming
Information: https://wiki.engr.illinois.edu/download/attachments/31394596/Week2.pdf Phytoplankton Lantern
Fish Zooplankton Amphipod Ocean Sunfish Mackarel Squid Tuna Lancet Fish Marlin Small
Sharks Large Sharks Marine Biome
Food Web Info: http://home.adelphi.edu/~ca17518/Aquatic%20Biome.html
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