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Unformatted text preview: • Light and temperature of water declines rapidly with depth increase • Neritic benthos species are very productive – Fungi, algae, seaweed, and numerous invertebrates live here • Abyssal zone – deep water bottom dwellers live here – Organisms are adapted to extremely cold water (3 C)...
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- Spring '08
- Plankton, increase Neritic benthos, Open ocean Lower