Marine Biology

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

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

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