Fish , Algae, and Plankton test
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All organisms that drift at th mercy of the current are known as:
Animals or other organisms that can fight the current or known as:
Plant-like plankton which perform photosynthesis are called:
All animal-like plankton are called:
They produce 50% of the earths oxygen. There at the bottom of the food chain for all marine organisms.
Name two very important contributions that plant like plankton provide:
Approximately what percentage of marine invertebrates have a planktonic stage?
Planktonic organisms that spend only part of their lives as plankton are called:
Planktonic organisms that spend their entire lives as plankton are known as:
Diatoms and dinoflagellates.
Over 50% of the worlds oxygen is produced by
Having a cellulose shell into flagella would describe which type of Plant like plankton?
Of what material is the diatoms shell composed?
Name some uses for and the type of soil formed from sick deposits of many diatom shells:
Diatomaceous earth is used in scouring powder and was formerly used in reflective paint.
The source of nearly all energy for the earth is the
When dinoflagellates infect shellfish and kill fish. it's an algal bloom of dinoflagellates they can be stored inside fat tissues of shellfish that can hurt people who are sensitive to it.
Please explain what a red tide actually is; state which type of organism causes red Tide. What are some problems associated with red tide algal blooms?
The region of water that is illuminated by the sun is an area known as the:
Chlorophyta (green) rhodophyta (red) phaeophyta (brown)
List the three main divisions (phyla) and their colors (red, green, or brown).
Which type of algae is able to grow 1 to 2 feet per day (state the phylum/color)?
Which division of algae (state the phylum/color) forms the marine forests along California and Catalina?
What is the common name given to large brown algae?
What is the scientific name for the most common form of large brown alga found along San Diego's and usually Catalina's coastline?
A holdfast is used to anchor the kelp to the ground, just like roots do to land plants. They differ, because roots provide nutrients, and if a plant loses its root it will die, while kelp will still survive.
What is the hold fast? How are holdfasts and roots alike; how do they differ?
Which wavelengths of visible light penetrates water least (well which color of light?)