WHAT IS THE RELATIONSHIP OF SHALLOW SEA TO THE REST OF THE OCEAN?
Answer: Only 8% of oceans are found in the shallow seas.
WHAT PERCENTAGE OF OCEAN LIFE IS FOUND IN THE SHALLOW SEAS?
WHERE IS IT THAT THE HUMPBACK WHALE HAS MIGRATED FROM?
Answer: The Arctic
WHY DO THE WHALES MIGRATE?
Answer: They "stock up" on food in the Arctic and have their young in the warm waters of the Caribbean.
WHY DON'T THE WHALES STAY IN THE CARIBBEAN?
Answer: There is no food there for them.
WHY DON'T THE WATERS OF THE CARIBBEAN SUSTAIN LIFE?
Answer: There are not enough nutrients in the water.
WHAT MAKES UP ALL OF THE EARTHS CORAL REEFS?
WHERE IN THE WORLD WILL YOU FIND THE GREATEST VARIETY OF FISH?
IN WHAT TWO WAYS DO THE POLYPS THAT MAKE UP THE CORAL REEFS GET THEIR FOOD?
Answer: They primarily get food from algae that live inside them and get supplemental food by sifting particles from the water using their tentacles.
WHAT IS AN EXAMPLE OF SYMBIOSIS CITED IN THE VIDEO?
Answer: Goatfish and Trevally cause fish to hide, the snakes eat or flush the fish out. The Goatfish and Trevally catch, and eat what gets flushed out.
WHAT SURVIVAL MECHANISMS ARE NEEDED TO SURVIVE IN THE STANDING SEA AREA AND WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?
Answer: Camouflage, because there is no where to hide.
WHY DOES THE WONDERPUS OCTOPUS NOT USE CAMOUFLAGE?
Answer: It has such a poisonous bite it has extravagant markings that warn others to stay away.
WHERE IS THE LARGEST SEA MEADOW FOUND?
Answer: Shark bay in Australia
WHAT ARE SOME STRATEGIES USED BY THE BOTTLENOSE DOLPHINS TO HUNT THEIR PREY?
Answer: They ride waves into the shallow end to catch fish more easily. They use their tails to stun prey. They use the technique of hydroplaning to get fish close to the shore.
MOST LIFE IN THE SHALLOWS ARE FOUND IN WHAT TWO AREAS?
Answer: coral reefs and sea meadows
WHAT ARE SHAMALS?
Answer: a summer northwesterly wind blowing over Iraq and the Persian Gulf states, often strong during the day,
WHAT CREATURES, BY WEIGHT, ARE THE MOST ABUNDANT CREATURES ON EARTH?
WHAT ARE URCHIN BARRENS?
Answer: places where sea urchins have cleared the ocean floor by eating the holdfast of the kelp.
WHAT IS THE MOST AGGRESSIVE PREDATOR ON THE FLOOR OF THESE KELP FORESTS?
Answer: The sunflower starfish, which measures 1m across.
WHAT ARE FLAT SEA URCHINS?
Answer: Sand dollars
WHAT NATURAL PHENOMENA OFF THE COAST OF AFRICA SUPPORTS MILLIONS OF SEALS?
Answer: Africa upwellings
WHAT IS THE LARGEST PREDATORY FISH IN THE WORLD?
Answer:The Great White Shark
WHERE IS THE BIGGEST MIGRATION OF SEA BIRDS ON EARTH FOUND?
Answer:Aleutian Island, gateway to Bering straight.
ABOUT HOW MANY BIRDS COME TO THIS ISLAND EACH YEAR?
WHAT IS THE CENTER OF THE ARCTIC FOOD CHAIN?
Answer: The krill
ABOUT HOW MUCH KRILL DOES AN ADULT HUMPBACK WHALE EAT IN A DAY?
Answer: 3 tons per day