Science / Marine Biology

Random Science or biology Quiz

Can you name the answers to these questions about marine biology?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Score 0/65 Timer 15:00
What does 'mollus' mean?
What time of day do corals prefer to eat?
To which order to shrimp, lobster and crab belong?
What allow Echinoderms to stick to surfaces?
What does the mantle do for bivalves?
Sharks don't need swim bladders because their ____ are full of ______
To what class do sand dollars and sea urchins belong?
Red algae live at deeper depths because they use a different _______ that allows them to photosynthesize from a filtered sunlight
Animals with hard exoskeletons _______; they shed their skins to grow
What does a funnel help Cephalopods do?
What makes cephalopods unique compared to bivalves and gastropods?
The starfish's anus is on the (top/bottom) of their body
A mantle, a foot, a radula, and an unsegmented body are all characteristics of what phylum?
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)
_______ are made of many colonial animals, _______ are one single animal. (anemone, coral/ coral, anemone)
________ are different than other crustaceans because they attach themselves to surfaces—not free swimming
Squids live in groups called ______
________ is organisms making natural light from their bodies.
Sea stars, brittle stars, crinoids, sea urchins, sea cucumbers and sand dollars belong to what phylum?
What are the 5 types of fins a fish has?
What does 'bivalve' mean?
What animals belong to the class Cephalopoda?
How do jellyfish use bioluminescence to their advantage?
________ lines help a fish sense it's surroundings
Scallops, clams, oysters and mussels belong to what class?
What characteristics do all Cnidarians have in common?
What process do all Gastropods undergo during development?
Long slender legs and a central disk for organs are characteristics of what creatures?
What does 'decapoda' mean?
What kind of skeleton do all arthropods have?
What kingdom do Algae belong to?
What is one property needed for something to be considered alive?
Where do abalone live?
Who created that classification system we use for living organisms?
What information is in an organism's scientific name?
The anemone marks the ___________ so that it knows not to sting him. (Animal)
Name an ocean zone.
How does an atoll reef form?
Sagitiform, Depressiform, Compressiform, Fusiform, Anguilliform, Globiform and Taeniform are all .........
What holds algae in place?
Whales, large fish, jellyfish, rays, seals and sea birds use _____ as a primary food source
_______ algae live closer to the sun because they need the sun to photosynthesize (Green/red)
What is the siphon used for?
What class do starfish belong to?
What pigment is necessary for an organism to be photosynthetic?
To which class do brittle stars belong?
Snails, slugs, clams, oysters, octopus, squids, mussels, scallops, whelks, cuttlefish, nautilus and sea hares all belong to why phylum?
Sea hares secrete a milky substance, distasteful because of the _____ they eat, as a defense mechanism.
To what class do sea lilies and feather stars belong?
What mineral do hard corals use to create their skeletons?
What class has the characteristic of color change?
What phylum do sponges belong to?
To what phylum do Crustaceans belong?
How many kingdoms do scientists currently recognize?
A __________'s shell has chambers, whereas a _________'s shell does not. (Nautilus, snail/Snail, nautilus)
Where do sea cucumbers live?
Is brown kelp a nuisance or beneficial to the ocean ecosystem?
To what class do sea cucumbers belong?
Physiological and biological restrictions that limit survival are called ______. Examples are intense pressure, no sunlight, low temperatures.
The primary producers of the ocean are...
What is photosynthesis?
What do coral polyps eat?
What do decapods have to protect the organs?
Bivalves have (internal/external) reproduction.

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.