TITLE

Life in water

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Water (9781405318747);2007, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter from the book "Water" is presented. It discusses the different life forms present in the Earth's ocean system. It notes the scientific theory which suggests that the first life forms on Earth evolved more than 3.5 billion years ago at the edges of oceans. The chapter cites that the density and weight of water makes it an effective support environment for small and large organisms. Also explained are the characteristics and features of marine life like plant plankton, and bony and cartilaginous fish.
ACCESSION #
43827323

 

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