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

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

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