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Ecosystems

Part of Hall of Ocean Life.

"Since we're terrestrial animals, we often think of the ocean as homogenous. But in fact there is a rich variety of complex and different ecosystems within the ocean." 
- Dr. Melanie L. J. Stiassny, Curator of the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life

The resources below explore what lives in different parts of the ocean, from coral reefs to deep sea vents.