Marine Biology

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

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

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