Ocean ecosystems or marine ecosystems are made up of a community of living and nonliving things found in a localized area in any ocean. In an ecosystem, the plant life and animal life support one another and are each dep... More »

Producers can create their own food; the largest example of a producer is a plant. There are two kinds of plants found in the ocean: microscopic plants that float around and bigger plants that grow from the ground. More »

The ocean ecosystem is also called the marine biome, and it makes up around 70 percent of Earth. The ocean ecosystem contains saltwater and includes the five main oceans and some bays and gulfs. Other things located with... More »

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Freshwater and marine ecosystems interact in coastal ecosystems where the two environments intermingle in mangrove swamps, estuaries and bays among other environments. The mingling of freshwater and saltwater give rise t... More »

The ocean ecosystem, also known as the pelagic zone, is the largest collective ecosystem on Earth. Open waters have the greatest volume and depth of any living zone on the planet. The basis of ocean life is plankton, whi... More »

Mangroves and coral reefs are two types of specialized marine ecosystems because of their high productivity and their unique and diverse flora and fauna. A coral reef ecosystem, in particular, is considered as the most d... More »

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Humans change ecosystems by burning fossil fuels, cutting down trees in the rain forest, driving gasoline-powered vehicles and doing other things that affect the climate of a particular environment. In all ecosystems, li... More »