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others are over 70km. 6. Pelagic Definition: Marine habitat/ecosystem between surface of ocean and the ocean floor Sentence: Much of the ocean’s life lives in the pelagic ecosystem. 7. Benthic Definition: Marine habitat/ecosystem on the ocean floor Sentence: Many organisms that live in benthic ecosystems must feed off droppings from organisms above them. 8. Kelp Definition: large brown algae, seaweed Sentence: Mass quantities of kelp can be found on the floors of many continental shelves. 9. Coral reef
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Definition: mass of calcium carbonate composed of the skeletons of tiny colonial marine organisms called coral Sentence: I’ve always wanted to visit the Great Barrier Reef, a massive coral reef , because I heard the sea life around it is simply like spectacular! 10. Intertidal Definition: ecosystems where ocean meets the land Sentence: Crabs are one type of organism that lives in an intertidal ecosystem because it lives right along the shore. 11. Tides Definition: periodic rising and falling of ocean’s height as a given location, caused by the gravitational pull of the moon and sun. Sentence: Many fishermen keep track of the tides so they can best plan their catch.
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