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Marine Biology
mutualism
commensalism
parasitism
symbiosis
symbiotic relationship that benefits both organisms ex. yucca…
symbiotic relationship that benefits 1 organism and the other…
symbiotic relationship that benefits 1 organism and the other…
definition: interaction between 2 different organisms living…
mutualism
symbiotic relationship that benefits both organisms ex. yucca…
commensalism
symbiotic relationship that benefits 1 organism and the other…
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Marine biology
Coriolis force
Thermocline
Three properties of seawater
Halocline
The force that, owing to the rotation (spin) of the earth, de…
In water, a distinctive temperature transition zone that sepa…
1. temperature... 2. Salinity... 3. Density
sharp salinity change with depth... before the 1000 m
Coriolis force
The force that, owing to the rotation (spin) of the earth, de…
Thermocline
In water, a distinctive temperature transition zone that sepa…
23 terms
Marine Biology
Sponge
Jellyfish
Fan Coral
Sea Anemone
Porifera
Cnidarian
Sponge
Porifera
Jellyfish
Cnidarian
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Marine Biology
Pacific Ocean Basin
Atlantic Ocean Basin
Indian Ocean Basin
Arctic Ocean Basin
largest ocean basin... The "Ring of Fire" encircles the:... largest…
20% of surface of the Earth, 2nd largest ocean
3rd largest ocean basin... marine trade zone that connected East…
smallest and shallowest ocean
Pacific Ocean Basin
largest ocean basin... The "Ring of Fire" encircles the:... largest…
Atlantic Ocean Basin
20% of surface of the Earth, 2nd largest ocean
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Marine Biology Chapter 8 Marine Fishes
Chordata
Vertebrata
Ichthyology
Agnatha
phylum that includes animals possessing a notochord, a hollow…
subphylum that includes animals in which the notochord has be…
study of fishes
class that includes jawless fish (hagfish and lampreys)
Chordata
phylum that includes animals possessing a notochord, a hollow…
Vertebrata
subphylum that includes animals in which the notochord has be…
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Marine Biology
Oceanic crust
Continental crust
Plate tectonics
Mid-ocean ridge
The portion of the earth's crust that primarily contains basa…
The portion of the earth's crust that primarilycontians grani…
A process involving the movement of large plateson the earth'…
A continuos chain of underwater volcanic mountians encompassi…
Oceanic crust
The portion of the earth's crust that primarily contains basa…
Continental crust
The portion of the earth's crust that primarilycontians grani…
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Marine Biology - Marine Mammals
rookery
elephant seals
stellar sea lion
humpback whale
a breeding beach for some seals and sea lions
the largest pinniped species, the bulls (males) have a unique…
largest otariidae in Alaska, for unknown reasons, they have s…
cetacean known for its large pectoral fins, its mating songs,…
rookery
a breeding beach for some seals and sea lions
elephant seals
the largest pinniped species, the bulls (males) have a unique…
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Marine Biology Chapter 8 Marine Fishes
Chordata
Vertebrate
Ichthyology
Agnatha
phylum that includes animals possessing a notochord, a hollow…
animals with backbone
study of fishes
class that includes jawless fish (hagfish and lampreys)
Chordata
phylum that includes animals possessing a notochord, a hollow…
Vertebrate
animals with backbone
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Marine Science: Marine Biology
Fossil evidence
Natural selection
Taxonomy
Domain, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order,…
Supports the theory that life began in the ocean
Organisms with favorable characteristics are more likely than…
The practice and science of biological classification.
8 Taxonomic Levels
Fossil evidence
Supports the theory that life began in the ocean
Natural selection
Organisms with favorable characteristics are more likely than…
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Marine Biology: Marine fish
Lancelets (Cephalochordata)
Characteristic features of vertebrates
Type of Marine fish
Jawless Fish (Agnatha)
- Possess all chordate features as an adult... - Fish-like body…
- Backbone (vertebrae to enclose and protect the nerve cord)…
Agnatha (jawless fishes)... Hagfishes... Lampreys... Chondrichthyes (c…
Basic Characteristics:... Lampreys and hagfishes (slime eels)... Mu…
Lancelets (Cephalochordata)
- Possess all chordate features as an adult... - Fish-like body…
Characteristic features of vertebrates
- Backbone (vertebrae to enclose and protect the nerve cord)…
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Marine Biology
Ocean Productivity
Oceanography
Marine Biology
Plankton
The Production of organic matter by photosynthetic and chemos…
The Study of the oceans and their phenomena, such as waves, c…
The study of the living organisms that inhabit the seas and o…
Organisms that float or drift in the sea's currents
Ocean Productivity
The Production of organic matter by photosynthetic and chemos…
Oceanography
The Study of the oceans and their phenomena, such as waves, c…
20 terms
Lab Equipment for Marine Biology
Utility clamp
Evaporating dish
Iron ring
Graduated cylinder
Utility clamp
Evaporating dish
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Marine Biology
OCEAN PRODUCTIVITY
OCEANAGRAPHY
MARINE BIOLOGY
PLANKTON
the amount of food marine organisms can produce and the numbe…
the study of the oceans and their phenomena
the study of living organisms that inhabit the seas and their…
the term applied to any organism that floats or drifts in oce…
OCEAN PRODUCTIVITY
the amount of food marine organisms can produce and the numbe…
OCEANAGRAPHY
the study of the oceans and their phenomena
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Marine Biology
Marine reserves
Kiamoana
sustainability
environmental issues
new zealand
sea food
Marine reserves
new zealand
Kiamoana
sea food
13 terms
Marine Biology
Whale Shark
Mako Shark
Great White Shark
Tiger Shark
Whale Shark
Mako Shark
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Marine Biology
Scientific Method
Phoenicians, Arabs, Micronesians, and…
Aristotle
Leif Erikson
• Ask a Question... • Do Background Research... • Construct a Hypot…
First cultures/people to really explore the ocean and the lif…
identified a variety of species including crustaceans, echino…
Discovered North America, explored the northern Atlantic Ocean
Scientific Method
• Ask a Question... • Do Background Research... • Construct a Hypot…
Phoenicians, Arabs, Micronesians, and…
First cultures/people to really explore the ocean and the lif…
44 terms
Marine Biology
Ensis directus
Lunatia heros
Mercenaria mercenaria
mytilus edulis
razor clam
northern moon snail
blue mussel
Ensis directus
razor clam
Lunatia heros
northern moon snail
38 terms
Marine Biology
Hydrosphere
When did dinasours become extinct?
Sea floor spreading
Megacontinent
Where humans live (4m)
6500
The rate that our finger nails grow
Pangaea
Hydrosphere
Where humans live (4m)
When did dinasours become extinct?
6500
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Marine Biology
Phytoplankton
Estuary Environkments
Mangroves
Salt marshes
it provides at least 50% of our oxygen
affects water quality by cleaning the water from land as it m…
trees that can survive on the edges of the coast in warm salt…
Produce twice the plant material compared to an agricultural…
Phytoplankton
it provides at least 50% of our oxygen
Estuary Environkments
affects water quality by cleaning the water from land as it m…
marine biology
Ocean Productivity
Oceanography
Marine Biology
Plankton
the amount of food marine organisms can produce and the numbe…
the study of the oceans and their phenomena, such as waves, c…
the study of the living organisms that inhabit the seas and t…
all organisms that floats or drifts in ocean currents
Ocean Productivity
the amount of food marine organisms can produce and the numbe…
Oceanography
the study of the oceans and their phenomena, such as waves, c…
20 terms
Marine Biology Chapter 1 The Science of Marine Biology
marine biology
oceanography
Phoenicians
Aristotle
study of life in the ocean
study of the earth's oceans
first western navigators in 2,000 BC
first marine biologist; described marine animals; observed gi…
marine biology
study of life in the ocean
oceanography
study of the earth's oceans
13 terms
Marine Biology
Sponge
Jellyfish
Fan Coral
Sea Anemone
Sponge
Jellyfish
24 terms
Marine biology- Chapter 4
ripple
swell
tsunami
fetch
A small wave
long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
A huge destructive wave (especially one caused by an earthqua…
The distance that the wind has traveled across open water
ripple
A small wave
swell
long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
16 terms
Marine Biology
8 External Structures of a Fish
8 Traits of Osteichthyes
Chaetodontidae-Butterfly Fish
Pomacanthidae-Angel Fish
1. Operculum... 2.Lateral line ... 3. Dorsal Fin ... 4.Caudal Peduncle…
1.Swim Bladder ... 2.Scales... 3.Fish ... 4.Alimentary Canal... 5.Bilater…
Eyes are striped as well as their fin ... Flattened bodies- Late…
Spine on their caudal fin ... Looks like an butterfly fish
8 External Structures of a Fish
1. Operculum... 2.Lateral line ... 3. Dorsal Fin ... 4.Caudal Peduncle…
8 Traits of Osteichthyes
1.Swim Bladder ... 2.Scales... 3.Fish ... 4.Alimentary Canal... 5.Bilater…
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Marine Biology
Oceanography
James Cook
Zonation
Remote Sensing
Geography, Physics, Chemical, Biology oceanography.
Englishman ... began bringing naturalist on his expeditions to o…
the presence of organisms in a particular zone.... -organisms wi…
satellites are used to view expanses of the ocean's surface.…
Oceanography
Geography, Physics, Chemical, Biology oceanography.
James Cook
Englishman ... began bringing naturalist on his expeditions to o…
9 terms
Marine Biology
How much oxygen does Zooplankton produ…
Name all the ocean zones in Western Au…
What is the definition of Ecology?
Name all the marine habitats in Wester…
Zooplankton produce 50% of the worlds total oxygen while the…
Inter tidal zone, Continental Shelf Zone, Pelagic Zone and Th…
The branch of biology that deals with living organisms with o…
Mangroves, Sea grass meadows, Coral Reefs, Inter tidal Zone,…
How much oxygen does Zooplankton produ…
Zooplankton produce 50% of the worlds total oxygen while the…
Name all the ocean zones in Western Au…
Inter tidal zone, Continental Shelf Zone, Pelagic Zone and Th…
Marine Biology
All Marine Mammals have
Marine mammals, because of the energy…
Sea otters are protected from the cold…
Sea otters consume nearly__% of their…
are intelligent compared to other marine animals
10
thick fur
25
All Marine Mammals have
are intelligent compared to other marine animals
Marine mammals, because of the energy…
10
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Marine Biology Chapter 6
What is smallest unit of matter?
3 parts of an atom
examples of elements
How many known elements are there?
atom
proton, neutron, electron
hydrogen (H), carbon (C), oxygen (O), calcium (Ca), Nitrogen…
100
What is smallest unit of matter?
atom
3 parts of an atom
proton, neutron, electron
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Marine Biology Test 1
marine biology
oceanography
aristotle
phiny the elder
scientific study of living organisms in the ocean or other ma…
field of earth science that concerns the study of the oceans.…
greek philosopher who described over 200 marine species, stud…
roman naturalist who wrote "natural history" - 37 volumes.
marine biology
scientific study of living organisms in the ocean or other ma…
oceanography
field of earth science that concerns the study of the oceans.…
57 terms
Marine Biology Exam 3
Point Source
Non- point source
Nutrient
Sediments
Clearly discernible in terms of origin. ( Municipal sewage ou…
ill-defined or diffused sources, runoff (harbors and marinas,…
Primary Source/ Cause:... Runoff approximately 50% sewage, 50% f…
Primary Source/Cause: ... Erosion from mining, forestry, farming…
Point Source
Clearly discernible in terms of origin. ( Municipal sewage ou…
Non- point source
ill-defined or diffused sources, runoff (harbors and marinas,…
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marine biology marine fish
Agnatha
Ampullae of Lorenzini
Dorsal
Operculum
jawless fish with cartilage skeleton.
nerve receptors in the pores of a shark's snout that detect e…
located on the back
flap of tissue covering a fish's gills
Agnatha
jawless fish with cartilage skeleton.
Ampullae of Lorenzini
nerve receptors in the pores of a shark's snout that detect e…
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Marine Biology Midterm
List 7 physical challenges for life in…
Define salinity, stating the average v…
Briefly explain why water is so good a…
Define osmosis and explain how it can…
1) Salinity creates viscosity ... 2) Temperature and stability…
Salinity: The total amount of salts dissolved in seawater.It…
Water is an universal solvent. It dissolves salt easily due t…
Osmosis: The movement of water across the cell membrane.
List 7 physical challenges for life in…
1) Salinity creates viscosity ... 2) Temperature and stability…
Define salinity, stating the average v…
Salinity: The total amount of salts dissolved in seawater.It…
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Marine Biology- Marine Megafauna
Saltwater crocodile "saltie"
Thermoregulation for crocodiles
Crocodiles are carnivorous
Palatal valve
-fourth tooth on the lower jaw visible even when mouth is clo…
crocodiles rely on external heating... -can be seen basking out…
top predators; help with population control... -opportunistic be…
flap in crocodile's mouth; prevents water from entering throa…
Saltwater crocodile "saltie"
-fourth tooth on the lower jaw visible even when mouth is clo…
Thermoregulation for crocodiles
crocodiles rely on external heating... -can be seen basking out…
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Marine Biology Exam 2
Fisheries
Types of fishing Techniques
Types of hooking lines?
Types of Nets?
typically defined in terms of the "people involved, species o…
1. Hooking:long lines with rows of hooks... 2. Nets:large drift…
1. Drift Nets 2. Set Nets 3. Purse Seine ... 4. Bottom otter tra…
Fisheries
typically defined in terms of the "people involved, species o…
Types of fishing Techniques
1. Hooking:long lines with rows of hooks... 2. Nets:large drift…
17 terms
Marine Biology L7
Plate boundaries
divergent boundary
convergent boudary
transform boundary
Earth's crust is broken (fault) and rocks slip past each othe…
The boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away…
The boundary where two plates are moving toward each other
The boundary where two plates move past each other in opposit…
Plate boundaries
Earth's crust is broken (fault) and rocks slip past each othe…
divergent boundary
The boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away…
80 terms
Marine Biology Chapter 7 Part 1 Marine Invertebrates
Animalia
heterotroph
vertebrate
invertebrate
kingdom including heterotrophic, multicellular organisms, mos…
an organism that cannot make its own food.
an animal that has a backbone
an animal that does not have a backbone
Animalia
kingdom including heterotrophic, multicellular organisms, mos…
heterotroph
an organism that cannot make its own food.
32 terms
Marine Biology-32 Fish
Pacific Hagfish... Eptatretus stoutii ... Ph…
Pacific Lamprey... Lampetra tridentata ... P…
Big Skate... Raja binoculata... Phylum: Chor…
Pacific Electric Ray... Torpedo californi…
Pacific Hagfish... Eptatretus stoutii ... Ph…
Pacific Lamprey... Lampetra tridentata ... P…
53 terms
Marine Biology: Marine Invertebrates
Invertebrates
what percentage of animals are inverte…
General Characteristics of Animals
types of symmetry
animals with no backbone
97%
eukaryotic, multicellular with at least a tissue level organi…
radial (equal parts radiate out from central point), bilatera…
Invertebrates
animals with no backbone
what percentage of animals are inverte…
97%
8 terms
Marine Biology (Marine Plants)
What does vascular mean?
Most plant life is what?
What is pelagic algae known as?
What are the 4 groups of benthic algae?
having vessels that conduct fluids up and down the plant
algae
phytoplankton
blue-grass algae, green algae, red algae, and brown algae
What does vascular mean?
having vessels that conduct fluids up and down the plant
Most plant life is what?
algae
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Marine Biology (Marine Worms)
Where do ribbon worms live?
Do ribbon worms like light?
Do ribbon worms have appendages?
What do ribbon worms feed on?
the bottom of the ocean
no
no
they are carnivorous and feed on small worms, mollusks, and c…
Where do ribbon worms live?
the bottom of the ocean
Do ribbon worms like light?
no
100 terms
Plate Tectonics - Marine Biology
divergent
Oceans
Mid-Atlantic Ridge
rift
At a __________ plate boundary new crust is created as two or…
__________ can be created or grow wider where plates diverge…
The __________-__________ __________ is an example of a diver…
When a divergent boundary occurs on land a __________, or sep…
divergent
At a __________ plate boundary new crust is created as two or…
Oceans
__________ can be created or grow wider where plates diverge…
8 terms
Marine Biology
Marine Biologist
Ichthyologist
Limnologist
Aquarist
A scientist who is responding for knowing a broad range of to…
A scientist who studies fish
A scientist who studies in land waterways
A scientist who works with captive organisms and aquaria
Marine Biologist
A scientist who is responding for knowing a broad range of to…
Ichthyologist
A scientist who studies fish
15 terms
Marine Biology
Aquatic
Terrestrial
Carnivore
Omnivore
Relating to water
Of on or relating to the earth
An animal that feeds on other animals
An animal or person that eats food of both plants and animal…
Aquatic
Relating to water
Terrestrial
Of on or relating to the earth
35 terms
Marine Biology
Ecosystems
Biotic Factors
Abiotic factors
Homeostasis
Systems composed of living organisms and non-living environme…
External factors acting on that organism
Same as Biotic
Internal balance living organisms need to survive
Ecosystems
Systems composed of living organisms and non-living environme…
Biotic Factors
External factors acting on that organism
12 terms
Marine Biology
Ocean Productivity
Oceanography
Marine Biology
Plankton
The production of organic matter by photosynthetic and chemos…
The study of the oceans and their phenomena, such as waves, c…
The study of the living Organisms that inhabit the seas and o…
microscopic organisms that live in the upper portion of the o…
Ocean Productivity
The production of organic matter by photosynthetic and chemos…
Oceanography
The study of the oceans and their phenomena, such as waves, c…
28 terms
Marine Biology
habitat
density
core
mantle
The physical area in which an organism lives is called its __…
The amount of matter in a specified volume
The center portion of the sun is very dense and has heavy met…
Earth's thickest layer, lying just below the crust and making…
habitat
The physical area in which an organism lives is called its __…
density
The amount of matter in a specified volume
13 terms
Marine Biology L1
Open ocean
Coral reef
Kelp forest
Mangrove Forest
Environment far from landforms with plenty of light and water…
warm and shallow environment; built from seafloor rich divers…
Sunny environment with dense forest of fast-growing seawee
Environment with warm temperatures; tree roots are covered du…
Open ocean
Environment far from landforms with plenty of light and water…
Coral reef
warm and shallow environment; built from seafloor rich divers…
25 terms
Marine Biology
Hydrogen bonds
Latent heat of melting
Heat capacity
Latent heat of evaporation
chemical bond in which a hydrogen atom of one molecule is att…
the heat absorbed by a unit mass of a given solid at its melt…
the number of heat units needed to raise the temperature of a…
amount of. heat required to convert a unit mass of a liquid i…
Hydrogen bonds
chemical bond in which a hydrogen atom of one molecule is att…
Latent heat of melting
the heat absorbed by a unit mass of a given solid at its melt…
14 terms
Marine Biology
Hermit crab
Japanese Spider crab
King crab
Porcelain crab
Hermit crab
Japanese Spider crab
40 terms
Marine Biology
Beaked Whales
Sea Otters
Sea Cows
Rorquals
Beaked Whales
Sea Otters
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