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Thursday, May 10

  1. page Phytoplankton edited Type in Microscopic plants that form the content base of your page here. the food chain in …
    Type inMicroscopic plants that form the contentbase of your page here.the food chain in the Earth's oceans.
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Tuesday, May 8

  1. page Nekton edited A free-swimming organism in the ocean
    A free-swimming organism in the ocean
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Monday, May 10

  1. page Continental Shelf edited ... An undersea extension of a continent which can stretch for many miles and is a few hundred fee…
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    An undersea extension of a continent which can stretch for many miles and is a few hundred feet below the water's surface; has a very gentle slope.
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  2. page Continental Shelf edited Type in the content Continental Shelf An undersea extension of your page here. a continent …
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    Continental Shelf
    An undersea extension
    of your page here.a continent which can stretch for many miles and is a few hundred feet below the water's surface; has a very gentle slope.
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Friday, May 7

  1. page Abyssal Plain edited Type in Abyssal plains are flat or very gently sloping areas of the deep ocean basin floor. They …
    Type inAbyssal plains are flat or very gently sloping areas of the deep ocean basin floor. They are among the Earth's flattest and smoothest regions and the least explored. Abyssal plains cover approximately 54% of the Earth’s surface and reach depths between 3,000 and 6,000 m (9,800 and 20,000 ft). They generally lie between the foot of a continental rise and a mid-oceanic ridge.
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    The sea floor is a huge flat area. It lies at depths of about 4000 to 6000 meters below the surface of the ocean. It is called the Abyssal Plain. Sea floor spreading occurs here, which means that there is volcanic action and a mid-ocean ridge where some of
    the contentlava has cooled. There are also isolated volcanic mountains called sea mounts, and some black smokers, but most of your page here.this area is flat and featureless.
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  2. page Fringing Reef edited Type A Fringing reef is one of the three main types of coral reefs recognized by most coral re…
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    A Fringing reef is one of the three main types of coral reefs recognized by most coral reef scientists. It is distinguished from the other two main types (barrier reefs and atolls)
    in that has either an entirely shallow backreef zone (lagoon) or none at all. If a fringing reef grows directly from the contentshoreline (see photo, right) the reef flat extends right to the beach and there is no backreef. In other cases (e.g., most of your page here.The Bahamas), fringing reefs may grow hundreds of yards from shore and contain extensive backreef areas with numerous seagrass meadows and patch reefs.
    This type of coral reef is the most common type of reef found in the Caribbean and Red Sea. It is Darwin’s belief that fringing reefs are the first kind of reefs to form around a landmass in a long-term reef growth process.
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    {normal_iil-ian-aj-0162.jpg} Lady Elliot Island

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