Organisation of the marine ecosystem, Biology

Organisation of the Marine Ecosystem

The oceans like lakes, exhibit zonations. First describe the various zones or regions of the oceans and then later deal with the biota occurring in them. The marine habitat is distinguishable into two different zones

(1) Benthic zone - which forms the basin or floor of the ocean, regardless of depth

(2) Pelagic zone - which represents the free water zone, filling the basin see figure

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Figure:  Organisation of the Marine Ecosystem

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