Flashcards in Cnidaria Test Deck (21):
The gastrovasuclar cavity is also called the?
A polyp is
Tubular body with a mouth at one end surrounded by tentacles
Free swimming cup-shaped and tetramerous symmetry
A tiny capsule composed of material similar to chitin which contains a coiled tubular thread full of barbs or spines
A trigger like structure of the cnidocyte
Forms boarder along the shore acting as an extension of the coastline and can surround islands
Are found far from shore and are separated from the coast by large lagoons or sea known as a channel the outermost part of the reef is normally a wall
Are somewhat circular chain of reefs and or islands that surround a central lagoon
What you find in the Florida keys an are separated from the coastline by a channel
Outer bank; spur; and groove
Small patches found normally between the shore and outer reefs structure
Defensive polyps for the Portuguese man of war is called
The most common type of reproduction is
The free swimming ciliates planks stage is
The throat like extension of the mouth
The cells that line the digestive cavity are
Sea wasp can kill
The polyp body form is an adult stage in which classes?
Anthozoa and hydrozoa
What is polyp larval stage of the moon jelly called?