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5 Matching questions

  1. coral reef animals
  2. spray zone
  3. high-tide zone
  4. photic zone
  5. aphotic zone
  1. a receives more water than the spray zone, so more plants & animals are able to live there
  2. b shallow enough that light can penetrate
  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 area of intertidal zone that is dry most of the time
  5. e microoorganisms, sea slugs, octopuses, sea urchins, sea stars, and fishes

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. where flowing water empties into a larger body of water
  2. On the seafloor along the boundaries of the Earth's plates, hydrothermal vents spew large amounts of hot water, hydrogen sulfide and other minerals in this zone
  3. deepest areas of a large lake
  4. area of lakes/ponds closest to the shore
  5. areas of land such as marshes, swamps and bogs that are saturated with water and that suport aquatic plants

5 True/False questions

  1. lakes and pondsdivided into 3 zones based on the amount of sunlight that penetrates that water


  2. major freshwater ecosystemsgrouped based on abiotic factors such as water flow, distance from shore, salinity and latitude


  3. benthic zonemany species of fishes, octopuses and squids live in this zone


  4. benthic zonearea along the ocean floor that consists of sand, silt, and dead organisms


  5. coral reefssoft-bodied invertebrates that live in the stonelike structures