10. littoral zone

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Information about 10. littoral zone

Published on March 7, 2014

Author: saragalanbiogeo

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LITTORAL ZONE  The littoral zone is the part of the sea,lake or river that is close to the shore.

BIOCENOSIS PART 1  Some animals like anemones,bivalves ,sea stars,black- faced blenny,clams and different types of crabs habbit this zone.

BIOCENOSIS PART TWO  Many types of aquatic plants live in this zone,like: marine algae,red mangrove and sea grape.

BIOTOPE  Moisture: Is covered with salt water at high tides ,and it is exposed at low tides.  Temperature: The temperature ranges from the moderate temperature of the water to air temperatures that vary from below freezing to scorching.  Salinity:Depressions on the shores sometimes form tide pools,areas that remain wet although they are not long-lasting features.


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