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

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