Marine Biology

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

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