Notes for Quiz 8 - Speciesinestuaries Stenohaline o

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Species in estuaries Stenohaline o Narrow range of tolerance from salinity like it to remain at 0 Euryhaline o Broad range for salinity Animals in estuaries must tolerate or avoid alternating periods of  submergence and emergence Behavior Actions or reactions of an organism to its environment o If physiology constraints an organism to particular conditions-  behavioral responses may allow for some flexibility in the organisms  response Taxis- response of an organism to a particular stimulus o Positive- towards stimulus o Negative- away from stimulus Habitats Salt marshes o Salt glands Spartina- special cells which pump out excess salt Washed away by rain Stores lots of energy Plants have adventitious roots Substrate o Variable, depends on the geological history and sediment transport  processes Fjords Tectonic Coastal, semi inclosed o How the mud gets there
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Notes for Quiz 8 - Speciesinestuaries Stenohaline o

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