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5 Matching questions

  1. aphotic zone
  2. spray zone
  3. oligotrophich
  4. mid-tide zone
  5. intertidal zone
  1. a only during high tides that this part of shoreline is sprayed with salt water and few plants & animals are able to live in this environment
  2. b nutrient poor lakes, often found in mountains
  3. c remains on constant darkness and generall y is cold, but has thermal layering with a mixing of warm and cold ocean currents
  4. d undergoes severe disruption twice a day as tides cover & uncover the shoreline with water
  5. e narrow band whre the ocean meets land

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. also called the euphotic zone
  2. microoorganisms, sea slugs, octopuses, sea urchins, sea stars, and fishes
  3. organisms that depend on light cannot live in this zone
  4. transitional ecosystems similar to estuaries
  5. places of transition - from fresh to salt water and from land to sea

5 True/False questions

  1. estuariesan ecosystem that is formed where freshwater form a river or a stream merges with salt water from the ocean

          

  2. coral reefsfeed by extending tentacles to obtain plankton from the water

          

  3. photic zoneremains on constant darkness and generall y is cold, but has thermal layering with a mixing of warm and cold ocean currents

          

  4. spray zonedeepest region of the ocean; water is very cold

          

  5. littoral zonearea of intertidal zone that is dry most of the time

          

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