Marine Biology

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Can you name the answers to these questions about marine biology?

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What is photosynthesis?
How many kingdoms do scientists currently recognize?
Scallops, clams, oysters and mussels belong to what class?
________ is organisms making natural light from their bodies.
What does the mantle do for bivalves?
________ lines help a fish sense it's surroundings
What kind of skeleton do all arthropods have?
The primary producers of the ocean are...
What mineral do hard corals use to create their skeletons?
The anemone marks the ___________ so that it knows not to sting him. (Animal)
What process do all Gastropods undergo during development?
Sea hares secrete a milky substance, distasteful because of the _____ they eat, as a defense mechanism.
To what phylum do Crustaceans belong?
What class do starfish belong to?
What are the 5 types of fins a fish has?
What allow Echinoderms to stick to surfaces?
What time of day do corals prefer to eat?
What pigment is necessary for an organism to be photosynthetic?
What does 'decapoda' mean?
Bivalves have (internal/external) reproduction.
Sea stars, brittle stars, crinoids, sea urchins, sea cucumbers and sand dollars belong to what phylum?
What does 'mollus' mean?
How do jellyfish use bioluminescence to their advantage?
What animals belong to the class Cephalopoda?
Where do abalone live?
To what class do sand dollars and sea urchins belong?
What does a funnel help Cephalopods do?
What kingdom do Algae belong to?
What do decapods have to protect the organs?
Where do sea cucumbers live?
The starfish's anus is on the (top/bottom) of their body
What is different about sponge larvae? (adult vs. larvae)
Squids live in groups called ______
What class has the characteristic of color change?
Name an ocean zone.
What do coral polyps eat?
A __________'s shell has chambers, whereas a _________'s shell does not. (Nautilus, snail/Snail, nautilus)
________ are different than other crustaceans because they attach themselves to surfaces—not free swimming
_______ are made of many colonial animals, _______ are one single animal. (anemone, coral/ coral, anemone)
To which order to shrimp, lobster and crab belong?
To what class do sea cucumbers belong?
Is brown kelp a nuisance or beneficial to the ocean ecosystem?
To what class do sea lilies and feather stars belong?
What makes cephalopods unique compared to bivalves and gastropods?
_______ algae live closer to the sun because they need the sun to photosynthesize (Green/red)
A mantle, a foot, a radula, and an unsegmented body are all characteristics of what phylum?
Red algae live at deeper depths because they use a different _______ that allows them to photosynthesize from a filtered sunlight
How does an atoll reef form?
What characteristics do all Cnidarians have in common?
Sagitiform, Depressiform, Compressiform, Fusiform, Anguilliform, Globiform and Taeniform are all .........
What does 'bivalve' mean?
Snails, slugs, clams, oysters, octopus, squids, mussels, scallops, whelks, cuttlefish, nautilus and sea hares all belong to why phylum?
Physiological and biological restrictions that limit survival are called ______. Examples are intense pressure, no sunlight, low temperatures.
Sharks don't need swim bladders because their ____ are full of ______
Long slender legs and a central disk for organs are characteristics of what creatures?
What creatures are important to the food chain because they eat smaller creatures and are a good source of energy for many fish?
What information is in an organism's scientific name?
What is one property needed for something to be considered alive?
Animals with hard exoskeletons _______; they shed their skins to grow
To which class do brittle stars belong?
What phylum do sponges belong to?
Who created that classification system we use for living organisms?
What is the siphon used for?
Whales, large fish, jellyfish, rays, seals and sea birds use _____ as a primary food source
What holds algae in place?

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