Essays Tagged: "marine animals"

Man and Ocean

largest resource in the ocean is food. There are two different kinds of food in the ocean, such as marine plants and marine animals. These two kinds of resources are reborn resources and it will neve ... the algae's family, like seaweed. During ebb tide, you can find the seaweed between rocks. For the marine animals we have fish and shrimp. The fish and shrimp are always moving around the ocean and f ...

(5 pages) 121 0 5.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Degradation of the Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are massive limestone structures, made from skeletons of millions of marine animals called coral polyps. As polyps die, new polyps grow on top and next to the dead ones. ... ae, sponge, and mollusks. They cover only 0.2% of the ocean floor and they are home to a quarter of marine plants and animal species. They live in warm, clear, shallow waters of tropical oceans.The re ... hey live in warm, clear, shallow waters of tropical oceans.The reefs are home to several species of marine animals such as the morays, eels, urchins and cucumbers, and many more. Fishers like to go fi ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Managment of Kelp resources

-rich waters and are amongst some of the most beautiful and biologically productive habitats in the marine environment. Individual plants can grow up to 30m tall, forming tall spectacular forests with ... c shellfish for example; abalone and rock lobster which are key elements to the economic produce of marine animals in Tasmania. However, the large kelp plants themselves represent a major ecological k ...

(10 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Weeping Under Pisces

in prominent today. In recent years, new technologies have revolutionized the methods used to catch marine animals. Ironically, however, these methods may be creating a grim future for the fishing ind ... ally, however, these methods may be creating a grim future for the fishing industry, as well as the marine ecosystem. Over-fishing has resulted in dangerously low numbers of certain marine species, pr ...

(4 pages) 453 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Water resource challenge

life would cease to exist. The main source of water is within the oceans, which houses millions of marine plants and animals. Billions of people living in the world depend on fish as a primary source ... nces diffuse through large volumes of water, which makes them less concentrated and more dispersed. Marine animals concentrate toxins in their tissues, and over time, the toxins can accumulate and be ...

(7 pages) 52 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences