f99u4vocab - VOCABULARY Vocabulary Adapt- To adjust to new...

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© PROJECT OCEANOGRAPHY VOCABULARY 156 V OCABULARY Vocabulary Adapt - To adjust to new conditions. Brackish- A term used to describe a system that is not completely saline or completely fresh; often fluxing between the two extremes. Carapace - The top half of a turtle’s shell. Conservationist - A person whose job it is to protect and preserve wildlife. Dominate- To rule over. Emerge - To come out. Endangered - A species that is in danger of extinction. Endemic- Being found in only one geographic location. Unique to a certain locality. Excrete - To throw off or eliminate from the body. External - On the outside. Extinction - The destruction or wiping out of something. Hatchling- A baby that is newly emerged from its egg. Herpetofauna - The population of reptiles and amphibians inhabiting a specific area. Incubation - The time during which an egg develops while getting ready to hatch. Intertidal Zone - Littoral zone, the foreshore. The ocean floor is covered by the highest normal tides and exposed by the lowest
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This note was uploaded on 07/31/2011 for the course OCB 6050 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at University of South Florida - Tampa.

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