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    Marine Biology Marine biology is the study of ocean life, estuaries, and wetlands to the extent of marine life and environments. Remotely operated vehicles, underwater habitats, satellites, sonar, computers, fiber optics, and many more are all used in this field of study. Marine biology can prevent the effects of ocean health, planet health, human health, sustainability, biodiversity, research, and product development. The oceans being effected can spread around to the whole world and impact a wide

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    able to convert carbon dioxide into carbohydrates and oxygen used for life (through photosynthesis), and they account for about 95% of the ocean’s primary productivity, while providing about half on Earth. Phytoplankton is a primary food source to zooplankton and the rest of food web in the ocean. The marine food web is really important to understand as it has many levels as we do ourselves and on land. The larger animals eat the smaller animals and it continues to the smallest organisms that are found

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    Steinbeck's View of the World John Steinbeck's novels expressed an ecological world view that has only recently begun to accumulate proponents. This holistic view grew during an era when such thinking was unpopular, and one must wonder how this growth could have occurred in a climate which was hostile for it. Some investigation shows that the seeds for this view already existed in his childhood and were nurtured through his exposure to ideas in marine biology. While growing up in Salinas, Steinbeck

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    Marine Careers Marine biology is the field of knowledge relating to any kind of marine organism, dolphins, whales, sharks, seals, plankton, etc. But what is a marine biologist? Well to a lot of people, the first thing they think of is Shamu and training dolphins but to others it means managing a marine wildlife sanctuary. There are multiple answers to this question and none of them are wrong answers, but to me a marine biologist is someone who has anything to do with the marine life, whether it be

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    Marine Science Essay By Rudolph Wilson What are invertebrates and vertebrates? Vertebrates happen to be animals that have an internal skeleton which has a backbone and they also have a spinal column. There are five classes of vertebrates there are fish amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. They happen to be very large in size and very we'll developed there body contains a functional a heart split between two or four chambers. Basically the main features for vertebrates is a vertebral column

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    Zooplankton Case Study

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    Introduction Zooplankton is a very diverse group of organisms that form an integral part of the microscopic animals that make up plankton in the water columns of lakes, ponds, rivers, estuaries and open-ocean. These organisms play important roles in the aquatic food web and can greatly affect fisheries among species that rely on a diet of zooplankton early in their life cycle. Taking the time to study these microscopic organisms would be beneficial in regards to understanding the early lives of larval

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    plankton is the small organisms and float in the water, neither able to swim effectively against most currents nor attached to the bottom. Zooplankton is small water invertebrates that feed on phytoplankton. Even though “plankton” is passively floating or drifting, but certain of zooplankton may be strong swimmers (FAO, 2005). In freshwater ecosystems, zooplankton play a key role as a food source for other invertebrates and fish and as efficient filter feeders on the phytoplankton (Lampert, 2006; Chen

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    regions. Biological Reviews, 84: 39-54. Ricklefs, R.E. 2008. Community Structure. Pages 376, 413 in J. Correa and S. Moran, editors. The Economy of Nature. W.H. Freeman and Company, New York, USA. Thompson, P.L. and Shurin, J.B. 2012. Regional zooplankton biodiversity provides limited buffering of pond ecosystems against climate change. Journal of Animal Ecology, 81: 251-259.

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    The Benefits Of Plankton

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    various organs in the body and will be creating beauty cosmetics for woman, and human should be aware about ecosystem services to maintain plankton. Plankton are organisms in the ocean that drift with the currents. This includes phytoplankton and zooplankton. Phytoplankton are plant plankton or some are bacteria that they contain chlorophyll and want sunlight in order to grow and live. It lives in watery environments both salty and fresh. Some phytoplankton can improve nitrogen and can grow in low concentrations

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    The Necessity of Animal Captivity

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    Animal captivity is a much discussed issue for both its benefits and detriments to the animals. Many people view animal captivity as a harm and believe that it should be stopped; however, what is not taken into account is its benefits. Animal captivity aids both animals and humans in multiples ways, but the majority of help animal captivity offers is through preservation of animal species, and education benefits that zoos and aquariums represent to man. The preservation of animals must continue so

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