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Why is ocean water warmer near the surface than deep below?

The great ocean conveyor moves water around the globe. Cold water has a higher density than warm water. Water gets colder with depth because cold, salty ocean water sinks to the bottom of the ocean basins below the less dense warmer water near the surface.

What are the temperature zones in the ocean?

There are four ocean zones: the Sunlight zone, the Twilight zone, the Midnight zone, and the Abyssal zone.

  • Sub zones.
  • Marine life.
  • References.

How deep in the ocean does sunlight reach?

Sunlight entering the water may travel about 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) into the ocean under the right conditions, but there is rarely any significant light beyond 200 meters (656 feet).

Which ocean has no sharks?

The Dead Sea

What is the ugliest bird?

Marabou Storks

What is the ugliest thing in the universe?


What is the ugliest insect in the world?

Some mean-looking outlaws are in a showdown to snag this year’s Ugly Bug title, with the blood-sucking bedbug, a dung beetle and a sinister wasp that hatches deadly larvae contending for a top spot. The ugliest critter will snatch the title from the 2010 winner, the assassin bug.

What is the cutest bug in the world?

World’s Cutest Bugs

  • Puppy-faced Saddleback Caterpillar. Just hearing the name of this caterpillar, you can only imagine the cuteness.
  • Baeus or Cartoon Bug.
  • Bumblebee.
  • Damselflies.
  • Hot Neon Hopper Nymph.
  • Jewel Beetles.
  • Pest Control.

What animal has only one left?

After being considered possibly extinct for 113 years, a Fernandina Island Galápagos tortoise was found in 2019. However, this female is the only confirmed individual. All that is confirmed to remain of the Yangtze giant softshell turtle is a captive male in China and 2 wild individuals in Vietnam of unknown sexes.

Can humans eat blobfish?

The blobfish, whose scientific name is Psychrolutes marcidus, grows to as much as a foot long and contains almost no muscle at all. With no muscle, the fish are not edible to humans, as you would be eating mostly a big blob of gelatin.