Marine Biology

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

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