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Chapter 4

Deep Sea Biology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Important Things to Know

Thermocline

Dysphotic zone

Parasitic male

Bioluminescence

Epifauna

Infauna

Semelparous

Homeoviscous adaptations

Copepods

Galapagos Rift Vent

CaCO3 shells and depth

Depth and salinity

Oxygen minimum zone

Hydrogen sulfide and aerobic animals

Benthic detritus feeders

Aphotic zone

Hadal

Abyssal

Symbiotic

Abyssal gigantism

Dimorphic eyes

Disturbance theory

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