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    1) Oceans and Maritime Fill-in-the-Blanks -

    To solve the Oceans and Maritime word puzzle, put a single answer in each fill-in-the-blanks. The correct answers are in the Oceans and Maritime vocabulary list.
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    The Oceans and Maritime word list includes 18 correct answers. In addition to this Oceans and Maritime Fill-in-the-blanks, also features a free Interactive Word Puzzle and Definition Match activity.
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    Vocabulary Word List:
    Oceans and Maritime word list:
    aquatic, biodiversity, bioluminescence, brackish, continental shelf, disphotic zone, ecosystem, estuary, hurricane, intertidal, maritime, nautical, oceanographic, organism, plankton, sediment, substrate, tsunami

    Oceans and Maritime Fill-in-the-Blanks -

    1)  Two boys were delighted to find an plant, seaweed, on the shore and popped many of the air pockets!
    2)  Did Professor Talbert just say that indicates that an environment is healthy?
    3)  Since some animals live in almost complete darkness in the ocean, they use their as a means of light.
    4)  Lenny put a few drops of water on his finger and decided it definitely had a salty taste.
    5)  The scientist took samples from the to measure the percentage of fresh to salt water.
    6)  Documentation suggests that whales may swim into a but they appear to prefer being nearer the surface of the ocean.
    7)  The littoral or zone is dry at the time when the tide is low and wet when the tide rises.
    8)  Colleen drove to an institution to study marine study for her graduate degree.
    9)  A scientist explained that is a food source for many aquatic animals.
    10)  Residue or had accumulated into a mass of crushed materials at the base of a large boulder.
    11)  The marine biologist examined the of a coral reef that had washed to the shore.
    12)  A team of marine biologists needed to learn more about the highly unusual of the remote reefs before submitting their research.
    13)  When Frank visited a small museum in Maine he saw models of ships, uniforms, rudders, anchors and logbooks.
    14)  The biologist studied the tiny under her powerful microscope in the lab.
    15)  Without adequate water or sunshine, the scientist feared would be negligible.
    16)  Jim boarded the windows in his home to prevent damage from the due to strike land within hours.
    17)  Molly served three tours in the Navy and often told stories about her experiences.
    18)  Waves from the reached unprecedented heights, crushing and washing away vegetation and dwellings.