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Abyss. In the cold depths of the ocean, below the point to which sun penetrates,
is the dark and mysterious world of the oceanic abyss. This habitat is the largest
on earth: '/, of this planet's surface is covered by water at least 13,000 feet deep.
How would the presence of light required of research vessels in the abyss create
misleading observations? Plants contain the chemical chlorophyll which allows
them to harness the sun's energy in the still-mysterious life process known as ...
Animals of the abyss are not the only ones to use bioluminescence; at the surface
phosphorescent plankton glow at night when disturbed. The microscopic plants
sparkle beneath the sea when exposed to the passing fin or hand of a diver at ...
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