Trophic Levels in the Ocean
What is Coral?
Where are the Coral Reef Ecosystems?
Coral Reef Organisms
Select 6 organisms from the food web and learn more about them.
For each of them find:
Consider and answer the following:
How can human actions upset the balance of an ocean ecosystem?
Parts of the Coral Reef Food Web
Abiotic Factors in a Coral Reef Abiotic factors can impact the health and development of a coral reef
Coral Reef Food Web Primary Producers The primary producers in a coral reef food web include plants and seaweed
Coral Reef Food Web Primary Producers to First Order Consumers
Energy produced by producers in a coral reef food web flows to first-order consumers.
Coral Reef Food Web First Order Consumers to Intermediate Predators
Intermediate predators prey on first-order consumers in this coral reef food web.
Coral Reef Food Web Intermediate Predators to Top Predators
Top predators prey on intermediate predators in this coral reef food
Coral Reef Food Web: Decomposers
Decomposers are an integral part of food webs.
Human Activity Puts Ocean Ecosystems at Risk
A more stressful environment can lead to less disease resistance
Stem Cells have the DNA Code for the entire starfish and divide through mitosis
Coral Reef Restoration
More Eco-friendly Energy Production
Protein SYnthesis in Coral
Green fluorescent protein, or GFP is used by corals to glow and reflect sunlight and this is a good opportunity to review protein synthesis.