• Life in the intertidal is difficult, but there are many types of organisms there.
  • Coral reefs are the “rainforests of the oceans” Coral reefs can form on volcanoes in tropical water.
  • Shrimp, clams, fish, and giant tube worms are found at hydrothermal vents.
  • In the deepest ocean, survival is almost impossible.
  • The ones that do have amazing adaptations to the exceptionally harsh conditions are very small and use very little energy to move and breathe slowly.
  • The food source for these ecosystems is chemosynthesis.
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