Which area has the greatest marine biodiversity?
A new study finds that sea surface temperature, as well as the size and variety of habitats are the main factors responsible for the proliferation of marine life in the Coral Triangle – the most biologically diverse marine region in the world.
What is marine biodiversity?
Marine biodiversity is an aggregation of highly inter-connected ecosystem components or features, encompassing all levels of biological organization from genes, species, populations to ecosystems, with the diversity of each level having structural and functional attributes (Table 1).
Where are marine ecosystems located?
Marine biome is found in 5 main oceans: the Pacific, the Atlantic, the Indian, the Arctic and the Southern ocean.
What are the different zones of marine ecosystem?
WHAT ARE THE 5 MARINE ECOSYSTEMS?
- Neritic Zone.
- Oceanic Zone.
- Supralittoral Zone.
- Intertidal/Littoral Zone.
- Sublittoral Zone.
Which region has greatest diversity?
Species diversity is greatest in the tropics, particularly in tropical forests and coral reefs. The Amazon basin in South America has the largest area of tropical forests.