Monthly Archives: March 2013

Module 13: The Epipelagic Zone Part 2

Our next field trip is scheduled for  Friday, April 19, 2013 Hart’s Landing Fishing Tournament 10:00am to Noon Compare these two diagrams so that you are very familiar with the terms:  pelagic, neritic, oceanic, photic and epipelagic. March 21, 2013 … Continue reading

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Module 13: The Epipelagic Zone

The uppermost layer of the pelagic division is called the epipelagic zone. This is the area of water column that extends from the surface down to about 200 meters (650 feet).  This zone overlaps the photic zone. This layer of … Continue reading

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Module 12: Continential Shelf Communities Part 2

Date Change:  Our next field trip is scheduled for Friday, April 19, 2013 Hart’s Landing Fishing Tournament 10:00am to Noon If you are 16 or older Florida Law requires you to have a current Fishing License.   In most of … Continue reading

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Module 12: Continential Shelf Communities

The continental shelf is a gently sloping area, beginning at a point near land, just below the low-tide mark.  It continues out to the shelf break, which is the outer edge of the continental shelf.  This area contains abundant quantities … Continue reading

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