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Haloplankton
Spends entire life as plankton.
Meroplankton
Spends portion of life as plankton. ex. fish eggs.
Cyanobacteria
Blue-green algae. Nitrogen fixation, filamentous, polluted and oxygen poor areas, mud flats, epiphytes (attach to plants)
Diatoms
Have frustule made of silica.
Two frustules: 1. Epitheca
2. Hypotheca (hypotheca fits inside epitheca)
Zooplankton
made of copepods, important group of primary consumers.
Ostium
water goes in
Osculum
water exits at top
Spongocoele
body cavity
Spicules
supportive structure in sponge
Choanocyte
draws water into cells, sets up current
Chalk Sponges
made of Ca. Carbonate
Glass Sponges
made of silica
Organic Sponges
made of compound spongen
Hydrozoa
(Class of Cnidaria) Ex. Port. Man of War..spends same amount of time in polyp as it does medusa.
Scyphozoan
(Class of Cnidaria) Ex. Jellyfish..spends life in medusa, no polyp.
Haloplankton
Spends entire life as plankton.
Meroplankton
Spends portion of life as plankton. ex. fish eggs.
Cyanobacteria
Blue-green algae. Nitrogen fixation, filamentous, polluted and oxygen poor areas, mud flats, epiphytes (attach to plants)
Diatoms
Have frustule made of silica.
Two frustules: 1. Epitheca
2. Hypotheca (hypotheca fits inside epitheca)
Zooplankton
made of copepods, important group of primary consumers.
Ostium
water goes in
Osculum
water exits at top
Spongocoele
body cavity
Spicules
supportive structure in sponge
Choanocyte
draws water into cells, sets up current
Chalk Sponges
made of Ca. Carbonate
Glass Sponges
made of silica
Organic Sponges
made of compound spongen
Hydrozoa
(Class of Cnidaria) Ex. Port. Man of War..spends same amount of time in polyp as it does medusa.
Scyphozoan
(Class of Cnidaria) Ex. Jellyfish..spends life in medusa, no polyp.
Anothozoa
(Class of Cnidaria) Ex. Comb Jelly. More advanced than a jelly fish