TITLE

Life in Sunlit Oceans

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Oceans Atlas;2007, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on marine life in sunlit oceans from a chapter of the book "Oceans Atlas: An Interactive Ocean Adventure" is presented. It notes that the microscopic phytoplankton are the primary food producers so most of the marine life lives in the sunlit zone near the surface. The various types of plankton are eaten by swimming animals, such as penguins and blue whales. Other animals, including sea anemones and mussels, attach themselves to rocks or burrow in the sand and filter the water for food.
ACCESSION #
43827231

 

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