Abyssopelagic zone

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Abyssopelagic zone

  1. 1. Abyssopelagic Zone
  2. 2. Abyssopelagic Zone • The depth of the abyssopelagic zone goes from  4000 m to the ocean floor.• It is near freezing temperature • Down there , there is no light• Most creatures are invertebrates• Has about ¾ of the ocean water• The pressure is up to 76 megapascals• The salinity range is between 34.6‐35 parts per  thousands
  3. 3. Abyssopelagic Zone• Some of the nicknames are: abyssal zone or  abyss• The location of the abyssopelagic zone is  beneath the bathypelagic zone and above the  http://www.google.com hadal zone /imgres?q=Abyssopela gic+Zone&um=1&hl=e n&safe=active&client=f irefox- a&sa=N&rls=org.mozil la:en- US:official&biw=1280& bih=880&tbm=isch&tb nid=rFKW- 9w1MaTWOM:&imgrefur l=http://faculty.scf.edu/rizkf/ OCE1001/OCEnotes/chap11.h tm&imgurl=http://faculty.scf. edu/rizkf/OCE1001/Images/e nviron1.jpg&w=519&h=485&ei =x5lHUJiiMIKMigL9p4GwAQ &zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=561&s ig=102877288220256016411&pa ge=1&tbnh=165&tbnw=177&st art=0&ndsp=22&ved=1t:429,r:1 2,s:0,i:113&tx=42&ty=110
  4. 4. Hammerhead Shark The hammerhead can live up to 20 – 30 years.• It grows up to .6 to 6 meters Long• They weigh about 500‐1000 lbs.• In the day they swim in school,Becoming solitary hunters at night http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&sugexp=les%3B&pq=abyssopelagic+ zone+creatures&cp=18&gs_id=18&xhr=t&q=abyssopelagic+zone&safe=active
  5. 5. Hammerhead shark• Have best eyes in the oceans• They are found in tropical and temperate  waters worldwide• Their bodies allow them to move quicker• There is 9 species of hammerhead sharks• It’s a fish and http://www.google.com/imgres?q=hammerhead+shark&start=97&um =1&hl=en&safe=active&client=firefox-a&sa=N&rls=org.mozilla:en- US:official&biw=1280&bih=880&tbm=isch&tbnid=bbJEZZxgMViF7M: &imgrefurl=http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photograph A carnivore  y/photos/wildlife-photo- gallery/&imgurl=http://images.nationalgeographic.com/wpf/media- live/photos/000/263/cache/great-hammerhead- shark_26396_600x450.jpg&w=600&h=450&ei=ZdZIUJmICMTviQKQm YGABA&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=193&vpy=365&dur=5964&hovh=194 &hovw=259&tx=137&ty=98&sig=101392797142182722729&page=5&tbn h=154&tbnw=205&ndsp=25&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:97,i:6
  6. 6. Dumbo OctopusThe Dumbo got its name from itsEar like furs on top of its headWhich resembles the Disney Character Dumbo. It can grow up to 8 inches and has a jelly body Live at extreme http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&safe=active&client=fir efox-a&hs=AT0&rls=org.mozilla:en- US:official&q=dumbo+squid&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.&biDepths of 3000‐4000 meters w=1280&bih=880&um=1&ie=UTF- 8&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=6ZJHUJnUB4SLjA LS5oDoAg
  7. 7. Dumbo Octopus• One of the most rarest octopus species• The biggest Dumbo squid was 6 feet and weight  13 lbs.• They eat worms, bivalves, pelagic copecods , and  other crustacean• They swallow their food alive• They swim with their ears• Their adaptations are, they have large fins at the  top of their head to swim away
  8. 8. Frilled Shark• 300 trident shape teeth in 25 rows• It grows up to 6.6 feet long• They are found in the Atlantic and Pacific ocean• The shark has extremely  Flexible jaws that enables it to  Swallow large prey whole• It has an eel like body and a http://www.google.com/search?q=frilled+shark Strange appearance &oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en- US:official&client=firefox- a&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF- 8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi& ei=ShhKUMPEB6O1iwKTwYCoAQ&biw=1280&b ih=880&sei=TRhKUPDYIYGCiwL2iIHADA
  9. 9. Frilled Shark• It eats cephalopods, bony fish, and smaller  sharks• They have a dark brown colored skin with 6  gill slits http://www.google.com/imgr es?q=frilled+shark&um=1&hl= en&safe=active&client=firefox- a&sa=N&rls=org.mozilla:en- US:official&biw=1280&bih=880 &tbm=isch&tbnid=M_G-is- Nn9ncLM:&imgrefurl=http://t 0xicgarbageisland.tumblr.com/ post/29633119631&docid=dAd o80dQr- v1TM&imgurl=http://media.t umblr.com/tumblr_m8vn3p6N eh1qk6635.jpg&w=480&h=360 &ei=TRhKUJTEKMSCjAKfr4HI Cw&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=381 &sig=103168445811010194159& page=2&tbnh=148&tbnw=192& start=20&ndsp=26&ved=1t:429, r:4,s:20,i:153&tx=0&ty=70
  10. 10. References• www.strangespecies.com/fish/dumbo‐octopus.html• En.wikepedia.org/wiki/abyssal_zone• Edtech2.boisestate.edu/uriartej/573/abyssopelagic_zone.html• www.hammerhead.com/new_site/index.html• www.animals.national geographic.com/animals/fish/hammerhead_shark/• Sealife/ocean/life.kno.com/facts/about/the/frilled/shark/

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