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

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