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Quiz 1 Lesson 1

zoology 2

When you go to the beach, where is the best place to look for sea life? Tide pools
Where will you find jellyfish, white angler crabs, and gulper eels? the abyssal plain
The waters that are not salty like the ocean are called what? fresh water
What are the 4 oceans of the world? Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic
What is an estuary? A place where a river meets with the ocean
What are neap tides? When the sun's gravity works against the moon's gravity and causes high tides to be lower and low tides to be higher
How many days does it take the moon to travel around the earth? more than 28
What happens during a full moon or a new moon? high tides are higher, low tides are lower, these are spring tides.
Circular patterns of the oceans currents are called? gyres
Why did God create plankton? to feed many of the ocean animals
What is the difference between vertebrates and invertebrates? vertebrates have a backbone
What did God do to clean up the oceans and rivers of the world? created filter feeders
sessile comes from the Latin word sessilis that means what? sitting ie sponges are sessile
Animals that scurry, hop, slither, or scoot are called... benthic
Name some nektonic animals. What does this word mean? whales, seals, fish, sea snakes; swimming
A Latin word that means, water. Aqua
Name some animals that are not benthic but sit on the bottom of a lake or ocean. flounder, stingrays
What does planktos mean? to drift or wander
What are the 2 kinds of plankton? phytoplankton, zooplankton
Which of the 2 kinds of plankton use the sun to make their own food? phytoplankton
Warm-blooded body temperature stays the same
What causes tides? the moon
What is the beginning of a river called? the head
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