Marine Biology Vocab

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Key general vocabulary for marine biology

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Oviparity Production of eggs which mature and hatch after being expelled from the body (e.g. reptiles and birds)
Viviparity Egg is retained inside the body for growth and maturity, until larvae or newborn is expelled as a live birth (e.g mammals)
Obliterative counter-shading Shading of marine organisms, evolved to avoid predation. Top of body is dark shade to blend when looked at from above; bottom of body is light to blend with environment when being looked at from below
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