Bateu Bay Rockplatfrom Year 11 Task
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To investigate the Biodiversity of Wonga Point Rock Platform, through the following:
-Examining adaptations of the plants and animals for life of the rock platform
-Measuring abiotic characteristics of the rock platform
-Examining and comparing the richness of species in sub habitats on the rock platform
-Measuring the abundance and distribution of some molluscs and algae on the rock platform
During the investigation we undertook four fieldwork activities such as:
-Investigation of adaptations to life on a rock platform
-Abiotic Factors on and around the rock platform
-Species richness of Sub-habitats on the rock platform
-Distribution and Abundance of Selected Animals and Plants
It was found that the …show more content…
Results varied for the Bare Rock, where it was in the sun or in the shade. Rock pools were usually 1 degree above the ocean temperature this may be because there is not as much water cover; they are generally shallow and are placed in the sun. The air temperature was average considering the time of day and time of year.
This data shows that the salinity a relatively average, as the world’s seawater salinity is generally 3.5%.
The pH levels of the ocean and rock pool are average, and have not a large gap between the measurement of the rock pool and ocean.
Species Richness of