Marine Biology

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

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

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