← Estuary Quiz Test
6 Written Questions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- animals that eat plants.
- The estuary, its shoreline, bottom, mud flats, salt marshes, river mouth, plants, and animals make up this.
- In this estuary more fresh water evaporates than enters.
- A decayed plant material; detritus
- green plants that "lock up" the sun's energy in their tissues through the process of photosynthesis.
5 True/False Questions
Estuary → free-swimming organisms such as fishes, porpoises, and some crabs
Plankton → floating organisms and weak swimmers. Most plankton are tiny plants and animals like diatoms, protozoans, and corepods, but large floating organisms like jellyfish are also considered plankton.
Neutral Estuary → In this estuary evaporation and entering are about that same.
Positive Estuary → In this estuary more fresh water evaporates than enters.
Secondary Consumers → animals such as shrimp and small fish that eat zooplankton