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

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

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