Marine Biology

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

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