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Pelagic habitats

a. Are found in estuaries

b. Are seaward of the continental shelf

c. Are deep water habitats in shelf canyons

d. All of the above

Which of the following pairs are the same habitats?

a. Oceanic and pelagic

b. Hadal and oceanic

c. Intertidal and epipelagic

d. None of the above

The mesopelagic zone ranges to depths of

a. 150 m

b. bottom of tidal zone

c. 2000 m

d. 4000 m

Hadal environments are associated with

a. Trenches

b. The intertidal zone

c. mid-oceanic ridges

d. Dinosaur habitats

Chapter 2

Submarine canyons are found in

a. Mid-oceanic ridges

b. The continental slope

c. Estuaries

d. The abyssal plain

Marginal seas tend to have properties that differ from the adjacent open ocean because

a. Local evaporation may be high relative to precipitation

b. Marginal seas usually have restricted circulation with the adjacent open ocean

c. Local river input might reduce the salinity of the marginal sea

d. All of the above

The abyssal plain

a. Drains large river systems such as the Amazon River

b. Is an average of about 4000 m depth

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