The hub for facts, news and discussion about the deep sea. Scroll through the successive zones of the sea to discover its inhabitants.
Whale pump — nutrient transfer between water elevations
Autogenic ecosystem engineers — creatures that modify the ecosystem with themselves / their own bodies — e.g. corals leave their exoskeletons when they die, offering more substrate for future corals to grow on, creating environments for fish and other creatures while alive too
We’ve been watching a bunch from this series the past couple weeks — the narrator has a soothing voice that’s good for winding down. I studied terrestrial ecology so it’s interesting to see the same concepts applied to ocean ecosystems. And the creatures and colors of the sea are so interesting!