longer periods of time compared to those living further down the shore as they risk longer periods of exposure time. Salinity is the salt concentration of the intertidal zone of the rocky shore. The A.Tenebrosa needs to keep its body salts at a constant level or else issues in the metabolism and other bodily functions can occur. The organism has to be able to adapt to low levels of salinity during times of high water flow after flooding or storm. And even during hot days causing water evaporation in the low tide zone leading to high levels of salinity.
This tough shell also helps the nerites survive in the often dry and hot supralittoral zone, where a decrease from 83%RH to 75%RH was seen at Hastings Point. This adaptation is to retain moisture using a special structure – the operculum – which can be sealed when the snail is not eating to retain moisture within the shell. This is used especially between the high tides, as water only reaches this high zone at these times. Another factor associated with the supralittoral zone is harsh wind conditions, which was observed at Hastings Point where the temperature indicated a 12% increase in average temperature between the littoral and supralittoral zones. The black nerites adapted behaviourally to survive these conditions.
Hermit crabs are marine crabs of the family Paguridae, the most common being Pagurus bernhardus, and are found off of the coast of Europe and the Americas (“Hermit Crabs”). There are two main families of hermit crabs: marine hermit crabs and land hermit crabs. Marine hermit crabs mostly live underwater in various depths of saltwater, while land hermit crabs mostly live on land, but can also survive under water. Land hermit crabs are found in tropical areas, more specifically those of the Indo-Pacific, western Atlantic, and western Caribbean. These crabs reside close to the shoreline, since they require access to both land and water.
Meandrites favore depths between eight to thirty meters (twenty six to ninety eight feet) or anywhere less than eighty meters. This coral is generally found out of the normal because of the depth you can sometimes find it at, but the depth you can find it is normal for it can use the sediment. This species is also affected by coral bleaching but is not of huge concern because it usually recovers from it and is more resistant to it. This coral is also subject to diseases such as white plaque and black band disease, that being another reason for its stronger resistance against coral bleaching. With temperatures being the key cause of deterioration, you also have to take acidification, and reef destruction by us humans.
The female must be careful not to nest too far from the ocean, for she risks the hatchlings being attacked by terrestrial predators or being unable to locate the shoreline. However, if she nests too near to the shoreline, she risks her babies being washed away by the tidal movements before they are fully incubated. The temperature of the sand is also important to determining incubation. The hotter the sand is in the nest, the quicker the embryos tend to develop. Colder sand usually results in more male Loggerheads, as well (Miller, Limpus, Godfrey, 2003).
Nadia Mendoza 09/16/16 BIOS 101 Problem Set 1 1. . a. The fiddler crab is a semi marine-terrestrial crab that encompasses many different species of crab (Wikipedia). The main characteristic of this crab is that the males generally have one large claw. They are likely to compete for resources like food and shelter on land or in the ocean with other species of animals also living there.
Cuttlefish are marine organisms which classified into animalia kingdom. They are grouped into spiida order and cephalopoda class. The common cuttlefish are scientifically known as the Sepia officinalis. The cuttlefish fish possess W-shaped pupils, 2 tentacles which consist of the denticulated suckers. They vary in sizes.
Within the first group, Haplochrominae, there are two subgroups. Both subgroups require different environments which is something that you should consider when setting up the tank. The first one, known as Haps, consists of open water and sand dwelling species. The second subgroup is known as mbuna, which means “rockdwellers”. The Mbuna fish are smaller, and both sexes are often brightly colored, though in some species the females may be brownish overall.
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