Aquariums Papers

  • Coral Reef The Rainforest Of The Sea

    1240 words, 5 pages

    SCIE210 The ecosystem I choose for this assignment is the coral reef. There are three major types of coral reefs: fringing reef, barrier reefs, and atolls. I choose The Great Barrier Reef located on the eastern coast of Australia. The Great Barrier is one of Australia’s most remarkable gifts and with its breathtaking beauty The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef ecosystem in the world. Containing an abundance of marine life consisting of over 3,000 individual reef systems and coral cays The Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven wonders of the natural world. Covering over 30

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    How Does The Amount Of Dissolved Oxygen Affect The Number Of Macro Organisms In Biosphere 3

    1516 words, 7 pages

    How does the Amount of Dissolved Oxygen Affect the Number Of Macro-organisms in Biosphere 3? Background Information: Dissolved oxygen (DO) is a relative measure of the amount of oxygen dissolved or carried in a given medium. While air is essential for all human beings to breathe, aquatic organisms such as fish, plants, and aerobic bacteria all need dissolved oxygen to respire. Adequate dissolved oxygen is necessary for good water quality. Natural stream purification processes require adequate oxygen levels in order to provide for aerobic life forms. (Oxygen Sat

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    Climate And Coral Reefs

    1783 words, 8 pages

    What are Coral Reefs? Usually when people hear the words coral reef, some colorful fishes and beautiful clear water such as Caribbean Reef and Great Barrier Reef will come to their mind. Coral reef is actually “a component of a larger ecosystem. The coral community is really a system that includes a collection of biological communities, representing one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world.” (EPA) They are like rainforests but in the ocean. One tiny section of the reef contains so many life forms and the system is very complicated. Most of the corals and the tiny animals live amon

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