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6 Topic Pages Found in Marine Sciences and starting with the letter F
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Open Fish

Aquatic vertebrate that uses gills to obtain oxygen from fresh or sea water. There are three main groups: the bony fishes or Osteichthyes (goldfish,

Open Fjords

Fjords are one of the more prominent and spectacular landforms found on Earth, formed in areas that have been exposed to extensive glaciations. Fjords


common name for any member of the unique and widespread order Pleuronectiformes containing over 500 species (including the flounder, halibut, plaice,

Open Flood

inundation of land by the rise and overflow of a body of water. Floods occur most commonly when water from heavy rainfall, from melting ice and snow,

Open flying fish
flying fish

common name for members of the Exocoetidae, a family of carnivorous or herbivorous fish of warmer seas. Flying fishes usually swim in schools. They

fur seal

fin-footed marine mammal of the eared seal family (Otaridae), highly valued for its fur. Like the closely related sea lion , the nine species of fur