Unformatted text preview: Both 6) Give two examples of seagrass functions (2pts). Buffer coastal areas against storms / process wastewater coming from inland / retard sedimentation of organic matter 7) Mangrove habitats tend to have ( high /low ) productivity. Much of the biomass gets ( imported / exported ). (2pts). 8) In Peter’s presentation, what was an important environmental problem that the Florida artificial reef program is facing? (1pt) Hurricane pathways 9) What is one advantage of forming a colony by organisms? (1pt) Higher reproductive success / higher competitive ability / distribution of tasks / EXTRA CREDIT 8) What are priority effects? (2pts). Timing of larvae arrival (and density of arrival) to a new habitat can determine the outcome of a community...
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- Spring '08
- Sediment, clam Macoma buries, Hurricane pathways, rocky benthic habitats