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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction - Adaptations to the Deep Sea
  2. Challenges of Deep-Sea Living
  3. The Central Question
  4. Tolerance Adaptations
    1. role of enzymes
    2. adaptation to pressure
    3. adaptation to temperature

  5. Vent Animals
  6. Black Smoker Chimneys
  7. Mitochondrial Activity
  8. Temperature Extremes
  9. Extremeophiles
  10. Capacity Adaptations
    1. life vs. depth
    2. respiration
    3. darkness

  11. Athleticism
  12. Depth Related Patterns
  13. Oxygen Minimum Zone
  14. Summary and Acknowledgements
  15. Questions from the audience
  1. Narrative Index
  2. Slide Index
  3. Web Index

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