Marine Oceanography Key Terms

  • Pelagic zone
  • Neritic zone
  • Intertidal zone
  • Oceanic zone
  • Benthic zone
  • Euphotic zone
  • Disphotic zone
  • Aphotic zone
  • Plankton
  • Nekton
  • Benthos
  • Producers
  • Consumers
  • Herbivores
  • Omnivores
  • Carnivores
  • Scavengers
  • Zooplankton
  • Phytoplankton
  • Decomposers
  • Biotic
  • Abiotic
  • Limiting factors
  • Biodiversity
  • Competition
  • Predation
  • Herbivory
  • Habitat
  • Niche
  • Mutualism
  • Commensalism
  • Parasitism
  • Ozone layer

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