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

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