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Test 2.1: Plankton (Fill in)

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_____________Zone
What light zone are phytoplankton located in?
_____________Algal Bloom
HAB stands for a _______________ _________________ _________________
Plankton is ANY organism
Moved by currents
Cannot swim against a current
Plankton's Importance
They are at the base of the marine food web/chain
Plankton are divided into two subgroups.
Phytoplankton
__________________
Phytoplankton Feeding
____________trophic (through photosynthesis)
Phytoplankton
Phytoplankton are _____________ celled algae.

Only found in the epipelagic zone
Two main Phyto P.
________________
Dinoflagellates
PhytoP: ______________
A single cell algae and autotrophic
Frustule: Has a cell wall made of silica dioxide (glass)
PhytoP: _______________ Key feature
simple geometric shapes (ovals, circle, rectangles)
Radial symmetry: anywhere you cut it in half both halves match up.
PhytoP: ___________flagellates
Single celled algae (microsopic) & Use P.Syn
DinoF have a flagella ("tail").
Slightly more mobile than diatoms
PhytoP: ___________flagellates Key feature
Cingulum (groove) where the flagella is located.
OR
Visible flagella (tail)
Zooplankton three types of feeding
Herbivores
Eat PhytoP
Carnivores
Eat ZooP.
Omnivores
Eat both.
Two Key herbivores
_______________
Krill
Phytoplankton-What eats most of the phytoplankton (consumption)
Copepods and krill consume
Types of ZooP.
Huge diversity (many types) as compared to PhytoP.
Holoplankton
Plankton that are plankton for their ____________ lifespan.
Holoplankton examples
PhytoP.
Diatoms, DinoFla
ZooP.
Copepods, krill
Meroplankton
Are plankton for ____________of their lifespan.
Meroplankton (examples)
Larval fish, larval starfish. (Larval forms)
Always ZooP.
Phylum ______________
Shellfish & Snails
Phylum ______________
Starfish
Phylum ______________
Jellyfish
Phylum ______________
Fish
Phylum ______________
Shrimp and lobster
Phylum ______________
Marine Worms
Larval _________ (Image)
Larval _________ (Image)
Larval _________ (Image)
Larval _________ (Image)
Larval _________ (Image)
Larval _________ (Image)
Larval _________ (Image)
Dinoflagellate-Noctiluca (Image) (N/A lab)
Larval _________ (Image)
Larval _________ (Image)
Larval _________ (Image)
Formifera (Image)
Radiolarians (Image)
Copepod (Image)
DinoFlagellate → Gymnodinium
What causes Red Tide?
Spirogyra (Phytoplankton)
Zygnema (Phytoplankton)
Drifter or Wander
What does the word plankton mean?