Marine Biology

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What class do starfish belong to?
What characteristics do all Cnidarians have in common?
Where do abalone live?
Sharks don't need swim bladders because their ____ are full of ______
To which order to shrimp, lobster and crab belong?
How many kingdoms do scientists currently recognize?
How does an atoll reef form?
What does 'bivalve' mean?
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?
A mantle, a foot, a radula, and an unsegmented body are all characteristics of what phylum?
What do coral polyps eat?
Long slender legs and a central disk for organs are characteristics of what creatures?
Snails, slugs, clams, oysters, octopus, squids, mussels, scallops, whelks, cuttlefish, nautilus and sea hares all belong to why phylum?
A __________'s shell has chambers, whereas a _________'s shell does not. (Nautilus, snail/Snail, nautilus)
What does 'decapoda' mean?
What holds algae in place?
What mineral do hard corals use to create their skeletons?
Red algae live at deeper depths because they use a different _______ that allows them to photosynthesize from a filtered sunlight
To what class do sea cucumbers belong?
The starfish's anus is on the (top/bottom) of their body
What is different about sponge larvae? (adult vs. larvae)
________ are different than other crustaceans because they attach themselves to surfaces—not free swimming
What animals belong to the class Cephalopoda?
What process do all Gastropods undergo during development?
What makes cephalopods unique compared to bivalves and gastropods?
_______ are made of many colonial animals, _______ are one single animal. (anemone, coral/ coral, anemone)
What is the siphon used for?
The primary producers of the ocean are...
To what class do sea lilies and feather stars belong?
What information is in an organism's scientific name?
Squids live in groups called ______
Who created that classification system we use for living organisms?
Sea stars, brittle stars, crinoids, sea urchins, sea cucumbers and sand dollars belong to what phylum?
Name an ocean zone.
________ lines help a fish sense it's surroundings
What class has the characteristic of color change?
To what class do sand dollars and sea urchins belong?
To which class do brittle stars belong?
What do decapods have to protect the organs?
________ is organisms making natural light from their bodies.
What is photosynthesis?
Bivalves have (internal/external) reproduction.
_______ algae live closer to the sun because they need the sun to photosynthesize (Green/red)
What does the mantle do for bivalves?
Where do sea cucumbers live?
What kingdom do Algae belong to?
What does 'mollus' mean?
What time of day do corals prefer to eat?
Scallops, clams, oysters and mussels belong to what class?
What allow Echinoderms to stick to surfaces?
What does a funnel help Cephalopods do?
Is brown kelp a nuisance or beneficial to the ocean ecosystem?
The anemone marks the ___________ so that it knows not to sting him. (Animal)
What is one property needed for something to be considered alive?
Animals with hard exoskeletons _______; they shed their skins to grow
What are the 5 types of fins a fish has?
Sea hares secrete a milky substance, distasteful because of the _____ they eat, as a defense mechanism.
What phylum do sponges belong to?
Whales, large fish, jellyfish, rays, seals and sea birds use _____ as a primary food source
How do jellyfish use bioluminescence to their advantage?
Sagitiform, Depressiform, Compressiform, Fusiform, Anguilliform, Globiform and Taeniform are all .........
To what phylum do Crustaceans 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?

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Created Dec 11, 2011ReportNominate
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