Students will be able to describe major features of cold seep communities; list at least five organisms typical of these communities; infer probable trophic relationships among organisms typical of cold-seep communities and the surrounding deep-sea environment; describe the process of chemosynthesis in general terms; contrast chemosynthesis and photosynthesis; and describe at least five deep-sea predator organisms.
Monsters of the Deep
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OLP#5: The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.
OLP#7: The ocean is largely unexplored.