consist of only short strand of DNA or ! RNA (retroviruses)"
all are parasites that reproduce only after infecting a cell"
once infected, the host cell is forced to produce copies of the viral genome rather than
A group o
Marine Bio Notes
-trade winds converge on the equator resulting in divergence of surface waters which are
replaced by deep nutrient-rich waters
ENSO- el nino- southern osocillation
The Warm Pool
-the Indian Ocean/west oacific extends
Submerged edge of continents.
Occupies sub tidal zone
Slope is usually low averaging about .05 degrees
Depth: 20 to 500m
- 90-120 m lower ocean levels during glacial period
- Primary production is higher in neurotic zone than in ocea
Marine bio notes chapter 10
Sandy beaches- appear devoid of macroscopic life; animals burrow
Wave action( affects particle size and slope), particle size (affects water retention and
stability for burrowing, affected by wave action and sediment source), s