HabitatsMarinePart2 - Challenges of the life aquatic...

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Challenges of the “life aquatic” Pelagic finding enough food (tiny and sparse) food particle herbivore planktonic herbivore terrestrial herbivore food
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Challenges of the “life aquatic” Pelagic solution: filter large volumes of water mussels feeding (at high tide) finding enough food (tiny and sparse)
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Challenges of the “life aquatic” solution: filter large volumes of water baleen finding enough food (tiny and sparse)
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Challenges of the “life aquatic” baleen whale: engulf a large volume of seawater and plankton, squeeze out the water through the baleen, swallow the plankton solution: filter large volumes of water finding enough food (tiny and sparse)
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Challenges of the “life aquatic” Pelagic/Benthic finding a mate Where are the males? anglerfish
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Challenges of the “life aquatic” finding a mate There's the male! Pelagic/Benthic
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Coastal Features Rocky Sandy Muddy
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Rocky coastline High energy (wave action)
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(wave action) What are they doing? percebeiros
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HabitatsMarinePart2 - Challenges of the life aquatic...

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