February 22, 2017

 

Annelida and Anthropoda

Annelida

  • Worms
    • Christmas tree wormsFile:Christmas tree worms close-up (5447527080).jpg
Christmas tree worms close-up” By Thomas Quine Under  Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic
  • Spaghetti worm
  • Deep Sea Thermal Vent Worms

 

Phylum Arthropoda

  • Rigid exoskeleton of chitin
  • Segmented Bodies
  • Segments often fused into 2 or more body regions (head, thorax, abdomen)
  • Jointed appendages – specialized
  • Molt – Shed their exoskeletons

Types of Marine Arthropods- Crustacean ( Crabs, Lobsters, Crayfish, Shrimp)

  • Goose Barnacles

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Gooseneckbarnacles” By Tom Page Under  public domain
  • Rock Barnacles
  • Cleaning shrimp

File:Cleaner Shrimp on zoanthus macro.jpg

Cleaner Shrimp on zoanthus macro” By Chris Moody, under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic
  • Spotted shrimp
  • Mixed Marine Plankton
  • Caribbean Spiny Lobster

File:Caribbean spiny lobster.jpg

Caribbean spiny lobster” By  NOAA, Under public domain

  • Horseshoe Crabs

 

 Molluscs, Echoniderms, and Chrodates

Groups of Marine Molluscs

  • Chitons
  • Marine Snails
    • Sea Slugs
    • Sea Hare

File:Sea hare, Aplysia dactylomela, 14 04 2009 4-47pm.jpg

Sea hare, Aplysia dactylomela” By Scott A-P Muzlie, Under  Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported
  • Flamingo Tongue

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Flamingo Tongue Snail” By prilfish, Under Flickr
  • Bivalves
    • Scallops
    • Clams
    • Queen Conch

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Queen Conch” By Daniel Neal, Under  Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic
  • Cephalopods
    • Octopus
    • Squid
    • Nautilus

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Nautilus Palau” By Manuae, Under  Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported

Phylum Echinodermata

  • Endoskeleton of calcareous plates just beneath “spiny skin”
  • Sea Stars

File:Sea stars and sea urchins in the tide pool touch tank at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.JPG

Sea stars and sea urchins in the tide pool touch tank at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium” By Jllm06 Under  Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported
  • Sea Cucumbers
  • Sea-Urchins

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The Echinus melo or water melon sea urchin at Capo Caccia Alghero Sardinia” By Marco Busdraghi Under  Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported
  • Sea lilies
  • Brittle-Stars

Chordates

  • Invertebrates
    • Tunicates and Lancelets

File:Bluebell tunicates Nick Hobgood.jpg

Bluebell tunicates Nick Hobgood” By Nhobgood Under  Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported
  • Vertebrates
    • Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals

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Sea Tropical Fish Marine Underwater Ocean Atolll” By Max Pixel, Under Creative Commons Zero – CC0