Living in the Ocean

Thus animals will sink more animals that need to be

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Unformatted text preview: to the same things that affect density: temperature and salinity Increasing temperature decreases viscosity Increase in salinity increases viscosity In an area that warms, will be less viscous. Thus, animals will sink more. Animals that need to be near the surface then change their surface area to volume ratio. How? Become more elaborate in how you look. Increasing the surface area, but maintaining the same volume, uses the viscosity of water to their advantage to stay near the surface. What happens as you get larger? Surface area to volume rat...
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This document was uploaded on 03/23/2014 for the course BIOL 403 at Georgetown.

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