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fish that eats bothersome parasites from larger fish
wrasse
wing footed animal
pinniped
most poisonous fish
stonefish
Walruses live near the ___.
North Pole
tallest of all penguins
emperor penguin
Whales are mammals so are:
warmblooded or coldblooded
warmblooded
Most penguins are found living near _____.
near Antarctica
Sea stars or starfish have what type of feet?
tube feet
fish that looks like a snake
moray eel
protective layer of sea mammals which helps keep them warm
blubber
where baby whales are born
under water
two shells
bivalve
pinniped with a set of tusks used as a fifth leg
walrus
animal clever enough to use tools
sea otter
What type of feet do sea stars and starfish have?
tube
carnivorous crustacean with large pinchers
lobster
what coral reefs are made of
polyp skeletons
fish whose teeth are fused together and can bite through a fish hook
parrot fish
location of the Great Barrier Reef
Australia
What fish mimics a cleaner fish but will bite the large fish?
blenny
Be able to name and identify the water cycle
1. precipitation 2. evaporation 3. condensation
underground places where water collects
aquifer
tides which occur when the sun and moon are at right angles to the earth and pull in different directions
neap
amount of earth's surface covered by the ocean
3/4
tide at which the water has reached its lowest point before rising again
low
smallest part of a substance that still has the quality of that substance
molecule
tide at which point the water has reached its highest point before it starts falling again
high
substance which all living things must contain some of in their body tissue
water
tide which experiences the highest high tides and the lowest low tides
spring
regions between low-tide and high-tide lines where most ocean plants and animals live
intertidal zones
List 2 examples of mollusks.
oyster, clam, mussel, sea snail
List 2 examples of crustaceans.
shrimp, crab, lobsters
single shell
univalve
crustacean that walks sideways
crab
small crustacean, scavenger
shrimp
Be able to respond to: If water vapor in the air has been evaporated from the salt water of the oceans, why isn't it salty?
See text book page 128 .
How does the ocean moderate the climate of the earth?
See text book page 127.