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hypersalinity

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  • Floating in the Dead Sea, عائمة في البحر الميت ، The Dead Sea (Arabic: البحر الميت‎ al-Bahr al-Mayyit (help·info), Hebrew: יָם הַ‏‏מֶּ‏‏לַ‏ח‎‎, Yām Ha-Melaḥ, "Sea of Salt"), also called the Salt Sea, is a salt lake bordering Jordan to the east and Israel and the West Bank to the west. Its surface and shores are 423 metres (1388 ft) below sea level, the lowest elevation on the Earth's surface. The Dead Sea is 377 m (1237 ft) deep, the deepest hypersaline lake in the world. With 33.7% salinity, it is also one of the world's saltiest bodies of water, though Lake Assal (Djibouti), Garabogazköl and some hypersaline lakes of the McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica (such as Don Juan Pond) have reported higher salinities. It is 8.6 times saltier than the ocean. This salinity makes for a harsh environment in which animals cannot flourish, hence its name. The Dead Sea is 67 kilometres (42 mi) long and 18 kilometres (11 mi) wide at its widest point. It lies in the Jordan Rift Valley, and its main tributary is the Jordan River.
  • MIK Technology - Osmotic Power Generation from Global Hypersaline Domains - This is a video showing an animation of the patent-pending process by MIK Technology to generate clean and sustainable power using the science of osmosis. The video also shows different domains around the world and the potential power generation from each. Global power potential exceeds 50 GW; the equivalent of 25 Hoover Dams.
  • Volitan Lionfish -- That Fish Place Fish Species Profile A look at the Volitan Lionfish: a colorful and impressive sal***er fish commonly kept in home aquariums. Video captures the Volitan Lionfish in an aquarium environment and details the basics on captive conditions, care and diet for any aquarist looking to add one to their tank. A great informational video for anyone new to sal***er or reef aquarium keeping brought to you by the marine biologists at That Fish Place/That Pet Place.