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

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