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

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What information is in an organism's scientific name?
What does a funnel help Cephalopods do?
Animals with hard exoskeletons _______; they shed their skins to grow
Bivalves have (internal/external) reproduction.
Sagitiform, Depressiform, Compressiform, Fusiform, Anguilliform, Globiform and Taeniform are all .........
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?
How does an atoll reef form?
Sharks don't need swim bladders because their ____ are full of ______
Is brown kelp a nuisance or beneficial to the ocean ecosystem?
What kind of skeleton do all arthropods have?
_______ are made of many colonial animals, _______ are one single animal. (anemone, coral/ coral, anemone)
What allow Echinoderms to stick to surfaces?
_______ algae live closer to the sun because they need the sun to photosynthesize (Green/red)
What class do starfish belong to?
What makes cephalopods unique compared to bivalves and gastropods?
What pigment is necessary for an organism to be photosynthetic?
What does 'decapoda' mean?
To what class do sea cucumbers belong?
What do coral polyps eat?
What is one property needed for something to be considered alive?
A mantle, a foot, a radula, and an unsegmented body are all characteristics of what phylum?
Where do sea cucumbers live?
How do jellyfish use bioluminescence to their advantage?
What time of day do corals prefer to eat?
What is the siphon used for?
How many kingdoms do scientists currently recognize?
To what phylum do Crustaceans belong?
To which class do brittle stars belong?
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 'bivalve' mean?
Who created that classification system we use for living organisms?
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?
________ are different than other crustaceans because they attach themselves to surfaces—not free swimming
What phylum do sponges belong to?
What animals belong to the class Cephalopoda?
A __________'s shell has chambers, whereas a _________'s shell does not. (Nautilus, snail/Snail, nautilus)
What class has the characteristic of color change?
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.
Sea hares secrete a milky substance, distasteful because of the _____ they eat, as a defense mechanism.
Scallops, clams, oysters and mussels belong to what class?
Whales, large fish, jellyfish, rays, seals and sea birds use _____ as a primary food source
To which order to shrimp, lobster and crab belong?
What is different about sponge larvae? (adult vs. larvae)
To what class do sand dollars and sea urchins belong?
What does 'mollus' mean?
The starfish's anus is on the (top/bottom) of their body
What does the mantle do for bivalves?
What characteristics do all Cnidarians have in common?
What are the 5 types of fins a fish has?
Snails, slugs, clams, oysters, octopus, squids, mussels, scallops, whelks, cuttlefish, nautilus and sea hares all belong to why phylum?
Where do abalone live?
Squids live in groups called ______
________ lines help a fish sense it's surroundings
________ is organisms making natural light from their bodies.
What kingdom do Algae belong to?
Name an ocean zone.
Long slender legs and a central disk for organs are characteristics of what creatures?
What holds algae in place?
What process do all Gastropods undergo during development?
What is photosynthesis?
What do decapods have to protect the organs?
The primary producers of the ocean are...

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