APES – Aquatic Habitats

Due Oct 23rd


For the following habitats, answer the questions in a fact sheet or PowerPoint format:


Pelagic & Deep-water Habitats

Seagrass Beds

Salt Marshes

Kelp Forests

Coral Reefs

Tide Pools

Barrier Islands

Barrier Reefs

Polar Ice Caps

Ocean Vents

  1. What are the locations of the habitat around the world?
  2. Why is the habitat important?
  3. What types of food webs are found there?
  4. What are  the major threats posed by humans to the habitat?
  5. What is the habitat’s importance to our way of life? What ecosystem services are provided by the habitat?
  6. Use visuals, such as photos or maps.