Some plants that live in the neritic zone include kelp, coral, algae, seaweed, seagrass and phytoplankton. The neritic zone is considered the forest of the ocean because it contains a wide array of plant life. More »

Most familiar forms of sea life occupy the neritic zone, including crabs, shrimp and zooplankton, and the animals that feed upon them, such as coral, sponges and baleen whales. The neritic zone is the relatively shallow ... More »

The temperatures in epipelagic zone range from as high as 97 degrees Fahrenheit in the Persian Gulf to as low as 28 degrees Fahrenheit near the North Pole. The epipelagic zone is the surface layer of the ocean. More » Science Earth Science

Plants that live in the Pacific Ocean include algae, phytoplankton, diatoms, kelp, dinoflagellates and seagrass as well as coral reefs. The Pacific Ocean has an expansive coral reef structure that provides a place to liv... More »

Some plants that live in the ocean are kelp, seaweed, seagrass and algae. Ocean plants need sunlight to grow, so all plants are close to the surface of the water. More »

The different plant species that live in the ocean include phytoplankton, diatoms, dinoflagellates, sea-grasses, kelp and algae. These plants have special adaptation features that help them survive in the water. More »

Most corals feed on phytoplankton, which are plants and algae that flow through the water. Invertebrate larvae, decomposing organic matter and floating plankton are also common food sources. Bacteria from dead plant matt... More »