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1

What does echinoderm mean?

Spiny skin

2

What is the locomotion system for echinoderms?

Water vascular system

3

What is the hardened shell made out of?

Calcium plates

4

What animals make up class Asterodia?

Sea Stars

5

How do sea stars eat?

Stomach comes out of mouth, oozes inside shell to digest

6

What is the crown of thorns starfish doing?

Destroying the great barrier reef

7

How is the Crown of thorns starfish destroying the great barrier reef?

By eating the coral polyps

8

What was the main predator of the crown of thorns starfish?

The triton snail

9

How does south carolina build artifical reefs?

out of concrete and pvc

10

What makes up class echinoidea?

urchins and sand dollars

11

How do animals of class echinoidea move?

With tube feet

12

What makes up class Holothuroidea?

Sea cucumbers

13

What is sea cucumbers body made of?

Muscular sac

14

What is a sea cucumber classified as?

A saprovore

15

What is a sea cucumbers defense?

Red anal tube, and will eviserate its self, then regeneratw