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Arctic Marine Cold Water Habitats
Arctic Marine Cold Water Habitats
Seafloor communities in general depend on food supplied from the water column above. It is the food supply and not the cold water temperatures per se that appear to restrain growth and survival of the seafloor animals in the Arctic. Specific habitats can be formed by the mineral of substrates as well as free-living (not attached to the substrat ...
Available online at: http://bio.classes.ucsc.edu/bio120/Lecture%20notes/Rhodolith_4.pdf
  • Shorthorn sculpin (Myoxocephalus scorpius), Rhodolith Reef, Kongsfjord, Finmark, Northern Norway
  • Rhodolith Reef, Kongsfjord, Finmark, Northern Norway
  • Wolffish lair, Rhodolith Reef, Kongsfjord, Finmark, Northern Norway
  • Plumose Anemone (Metridium senile), Rhodolith Reef, Kongsfjord, Finmark, Northern Norway
  • Common Jellyfish (Aurelia aurita), Rhodolith Reef, Kongsfjord, Finmark, Northern Norway
  • Common Jellyfish (Aurelia aurita), Rhodolith Reef, Kongsfjord, Finmark, Northern Norway
  • Common Jellyfish (Aurelia aurita), Rhodolith Reef, Kongsfjord, Finmark, Northern Norway
  • Sea dahlias (Urticina eques), Rhodolith Reef, Kongsfjord, Finmark, Northern Norway