Marine habitat characteristics

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Princess Blue asked 3 years ago

Marine Habitat is a body of salty water.

5 characteristics of marine habitat are:
1.pressure increase with depth
2.oxygen concentration decreases with depth
3.the water is alkaline with oH of 8.0-9.0 near the surface
4.there is action of waves
5.there is tide action alternative rise and fall in the level of sea water twice a day

Mention 2 major zones of marine habitat
I.Littoral Zone
II.Benthic Zone

What are the characteristic features of each zone.

Littoral Zone:
A.splash zone
B.interdial zone
C.sub tidal zone
Benthic Zone:
Basal or Alphotic zone
Pelagic or abysmal zone

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