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By: Nicole Pitchford.  Uppermost layer of all the worlds oceans. (appx. 50- 660 ft deep)  Called “sunlit zone”  Temperature ranges from 104-27 degrees.

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1 By: Nicole Pitchford

2  Uppermost layer of all the worlds oceans. (appx ft deep)  Called “sunlit zone”  Temperature ranges from degrees Fahrenheit. Location

3 Food Chain Diatoms Shrimp Ocean Fish Tuna Marlin

4  This is an aquatic biome.  Saltwater  The plants in this zone create 90% of the Earths oxygen.  Largest amount of sea life lives here (90%), but it is the smallest size in volume.  Sea life from coral reefs to Orka sharks thrive in this ocean level. Type of Habitat

5  Fishing grounds/food  Recreation- surfing, scuba diving, fishing etc. Human Use

6  Fishing nets that are drug across the sea floor, dynamiting coral reefs, over fishing popular species, and poising harm the biome.  Pollution from humans like fertilizers and household chemicals harm multiple parts of the aquatic biome.  Trash and oil from boats pollute water and animals in the ocean. Threats

7  There are no real ‘subbiomes’ within the Euphotic layer, however, there are many different ecosystems including:  Rocky/sandy ocean floor  Coral Reefs  Kelp Forests Subbiomes


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