Marine Biology

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

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