Final Exam Terms
Universal Solvent: dissolves more substances than any other liquid
Seamount: extinct volcanoes that rise abruptly from the deep sea floor but do not reach
Poikilothermic: cold blooded; unable to regulate the body tem
What is the difference between holoepipelagic and meroepipalic fishes?
Holoepipelagic fishes: spend their entire lives in the epipelagic zone (ex. Sharks, flying fishes,
tuna, marlins, swordfish)
Meroepipalic fishes: spend only part of their life cycle in
Can you explain the concept of heat of vaporization and latent heat of fusion?
Heat of vaporization is the amount of heat required to evaporate a liquid. Water has a
high heat of vaporization and evaporates slowly, and has a high boiling point (1