The Geographic Distribution Of Organisms In The Sea Depends On Their Responses To Currents, Temperatures, And Physical Barriers; Local Distribution Is Affected By Waves And Tides, Salinity, And Depth. Marine Ecology Is Concerned With Environmental Factors And Problems Of Organic Adjustments Quite Different From Those In Freshwater. Animals Are Relatively More Conspicuous Than Plants. Succession Is Less Evident, But Such Ecological Process Represented By Chemical Cycles, Co-Operation, And Disoperation, Food Chains, Productivity, Population, Dynamic, Niche Segregation, Specialism, And Dispersal Are Fully As On The Land.Different Aspects Of Marine Ecology Has Been Analysed In This Book.
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