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Lecture 31: Zoogeography
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The geographical distribution of animal species & populations on the Earth's surface
What controls where an animal lives?
ecological niche or broad habitat and biome
two types of aquatic life zones
saltwater/marine and freshwater
Layers within the water column
surface, middle, & bottom
important environmental factors to consider in aquatic systems
access to sunlight
availability of nutrients
area of high net primary productivity
Sandy & Rocky Beaches/Shores
areas where the waves break onto either a sand or rock beach, but areas that may support a wide variety of plant and animal life.
where freshwater and saltwater mix
areas of vegetation, covered with saltwater
ex of coastal wetland
Salt marshes & Mangrove, & coral reefs
divided into 3 vertical zones: euphotic bathyal
level of high sunlight penetration
level of medium sunlight penetration
the level of very low to no sunlight penetration
can be classified based on their nutrient content & primary productivity.
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