11 - MARS 1020 2/06/09 Adaptations to Life in the Sea Some...

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MARS 1020 2/06/09 1 Adaptations to Life in the Sea Some Challenges: • Sinking Sinking • Drag (fast swimmers) • Low Temperature • Salt / Water Balance • Diving (ai -breathers Diving (air breathers) - Breath-holding -The ±Bends • Increase Drag Challenge: Sinking Solutions:
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MARS 1020 2/06/09 2 Diatoms Chaetoceros decipiens Dinoflagellate Ciratium sp. ( C. Arietinum ?) (~50 μ m end to end)
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MARS 1020 2/06/09 3 Zooplankton • Increase Drag Challenge: Sinking Solutions: Increase Drag • Decrease Density - Build a Float
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MARS 1020 2/06/09 4 Portuguese man-o’-war ( Physalia )
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MARS 1020 2/06/09 5 Violet snail ( Janthina janthina ) Steve Trewhella (www.marlin.ac.uk) (~3-4 cm)
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MARS 1020 2/06/09 6 Seaweed: Brown Algae Seaweed: Brown Algae Sargassum Weed
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MARS 1020 2/06/09 7 • Increase Drag Challenge: Sinking Solutions: Increase Drag • Decrease Density - Build a Float - Swim Bladder Swim Bladder Swim Bladder
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MARS 1020 2/06/09 8 • Increase Drag Challenge: Sinking
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2009 for the course MARS 1020 taught by Professor Binder during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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