Marine Biology

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

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