Flashcards in Test 5 Deck (40):
where the walrus lives near
whales are warm or cold blooded animals
the largest of all pinnipeds
sea mammals have a layer of this to keep them warm
seals that have small outer ears
one of the few animals clever enough to use tools
the pinniped that has a set of tusks which he uses as a fifth leg
Are baby whales hatched or born under the water?
the largest of all flying birds
Most penguins live near which continent?
the tallest of all penguins
the most poisonous fish
the fish that helps larger fish by eating bothersome parasites
the fish that looks like a snake
the fish whose teeth are fused together and can bite through a fish hook
the cleaner mimic that will bite the large fish
the Great Barrier Reef is off the coast of which continent?
coral reefs are made up of what?
Sea stars or starfish have what kind of feet?
What are the three steps of the water cycle?
Name two examples of mollusks.
cowrie, conch, sea snail, oyster, clam, mussel
List two examples of crustaceans.
shrimp, lobster, crab
The tides that occur when the sun and moon are at right angles to the earth and pull in different directions.
the tide that occurs when the water has reached its lowest point before rising again.
the tide that occurs when the water has reached its highest point before it starts falling again.
the tide that experiences the highest high tides and the lowest low tides.
the regions between low-tide and high-tide lines where most ocean plants and animals live.
all living things must contain this in their body tissues
the smallest part of a substance that still has the quality of that substance
the ocean covers almost this much of the earth's surface
three fourths or 3/4
underground places where water collects
single shell invertebrate
two shells invertebrate
small crustacean; scavenger invertebrate
carnivorous crustacean with two large pincers
crustacean that runs sideways
Although more than 80% of the water vapor in the air has been evaporated from the ocean, water vapor is not salty as the ocean is. Why not?
When water is evaporated from the ocean, most of the minerals dissolved in the water remain behind.