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

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