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

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