What two ecosystems contain saltwater organisms?
However, the open ocean is only one type of salt water ecosystem. Other types include the ocean floor, shorelines, tidal zones, coral reefs, salt marshes and swamps, estuaries, mangroves and hydrothermal vents, to name a few of the more major categories.
Where are saltwater ecosystems located?
Marine biome is found in 5 main oceans: the Pacific, the Atlantic, the Indian, the Arctic and the Southern ocean.
What are examples of salt water?
Salt water examples include Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Great Salt Lake, Salton Sea in southern California, and Mediterranean Sea to name a few. Fresh water examples include the Great Lakes, Lake Tahoe, Mississippi River, and local reservoirs.
What are saltwater environments?
Marine environments contain saltwater. Saltwater Marine environments include the ocean, coral reefs and estuaries. Saltwater requires a higher concentration of salt to maintain a suitable salinity for fish.
What is an example of a saltwater habitat?
Marine habitats include coastal zones, intertidal zones, sandy shores, rocky shores, mudflats, swamps and salt marshes, estuaries, kelp forests, seagrasses, and coral reefs. In addition, in the open ocean there are surface waters, deep sea and sea floor.