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Oceanic

Constituting or living in the open sea; oceanic waters; oceanic life.Sea water exceeding 200 metres in depth.


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The influence of area on the number of species

... keep 50% of the species. Like I say it is just a general rule so it's not always correct. For real life examples, if you look at the diversity on oceanic islands, such as the Hawaii or the Pacific islands, they are still very diverse and have high concentrations of species in small areas. When ...

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by BasicBiology
Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:12 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: The influence of area on the number of species
Replies: 7
Views: 3150

Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).

... big starts growing in them. They hit pay dirt with a sample obtained from an ocean monitoring station just off the coast of Chile. Despite the oceanic source, the virus grew nicely in fresh water amoebae. The site also gave the virus its name: Megavirus chilensis. The authors followed its lifestyle, ...

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by Sumanth001
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:37 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
Replies: 15
Views: 11265

What type of animal is this? (rodent-like mammal)

... class Mammalia’s approximately 4,660 species. They are indigenous to every land area except Antarctica, New Zealand, and a few Arctic and other oceanic islands, although some species have been introduced even to those places through their association with humans. This huge order of animals encompasses ...

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by bellyjelly
Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:20 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What type of animal is this? (rodent-like mammal)
Replies: 9
Views: 9939

What are your country's endemic animals?

I love the eagle owl! It is just gorgeous!!! Here is NZ we have a lot of unique birds as we dont have any native mammals apart from oceanic creatures (seals, dolphins etc.) and the birds were able to fill all the niches that would otherwise have been filled by mammals. Sadly they too, are ...

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by illuminada
Sat Jun 18, 2011 5:28 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What are your country's endemic animals?
Replies: 13
Views: 39821

5 best proofs of evolution

... with Evolution unknown chemicals unknown processes unknown life forms unknown reproduction methods unknown atmospheric composition unknown oceanic soup unknown time and place Also according to Evolution: The Big Bang caused Order?(how can disorder cause order) also higher forms of life ...

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by Jonl1408
Wed Mar 16, 2011 1:07 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 5 best proofs of evolution
Replies: 170
Views: 245336
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