Type
Crossword
Description

a large edible sea snail of coastal waters Abalone
a bright-colored fish of coral reefs Angelfish
the world’s largest marine animal Blue Whale
an aggressive shark that can thrive in both saltwater and fresh water Bull Shark
an intelligent, vocal, social sea mammal Dolphin
a flatfish, camouflaged to match the ocean bottom, with both its eyes located on one side Flounder
one of the largest living animals, up to 43 feet long, found in the world’s deep oceans Giant Squid
a large, aggressive shark with a white belly and gray back Great White Shark
a majestic-looking black-and-white whale with long, wide pectoral fins Humpback Whale
tiny shrimp-like crustaceans, very numerous in all oceans, important food for other creatures Krill
a jawless fish with an eel-like body,many are bloodsuckers Lamprey
a fish with seaweed-like appendages for camouflage Leafy Sea Dragon
a venomous fish with red and white stripes and spiny dorsal fins Lionfish
a large crustacean with a muscular tail and two large claws Lobster
an extinct giant shark, one of the largest predators ever, up to 65 feet long Megalodon
a two-shelled mollusk; most attach themselves to shoreline rocks with tough threads Mussel
an Arctic whale whose males have a long tusk Narwhal
a slender-bodied, long-jawed fish of shallow water Needle Fish
a colorful marine slug Nudibranch
play a major role in the world’s food chains and chemical cycles Plankton
a spiny tropical marine fish that can inflate itself Porcupine Fish
a name for the larger kinds of shrimp Prawn
a small, earless seal native to the Arctic, that makes breathing holes in sea ice Ringed Seal
a soft, sausage-shaped echinoderm with leathery skin and a tentacled mouth Sea Cucumber
a small, upright-swimming fish (it really is a fish) with a horse-like head Sea Horse
a large, eared seal with long limbs acting as flippers Sea Lion
seven species of turtles that have flippers for limbs; they may live for hundreds of years Sea Turtle
predatory star-shaped echinoderms that crawl on tiny tube feet Starfish
a large, migratory fish with a sword-like snout Swordfish
a large shark (up to 16 feet) of tropical and subtropical oceans, with dark stripes Tiger Shark
an Indo-Pacific fish with a horn-like protrusion on its forehead Unicornfish
a large Arctic marine mammal with long tusks and whiskers Walrus
Latin for "swordfish," the genus name for the swordfish group Xiphias
has contrasting orange, white, and black colors Clownfish
also known as a hippo tang, is characterized by its contrasting black and almost neon blue colors Regal Tang
is without a doubt one of the ugliest fish in the sea, stone-like appearance Stonefish
is a favorite among aquarium hobbyists. This shark gets its name from its leopard-like spots Leopard Shark
it is the largest fish in the world Whale Shark

Marine Ecosystem Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What has large pointy sword on their nose Marllines
Loving mammal that loves stream when swimming Dolphins
Large predator smells blood from far Sharks
Red has claws has a shell Crabs
colorful fish lives in a anemone clownfish
huge mammals live in the ocean whales
small creature curly tail males give babies Seahorses
large shell on back is a reptile turtles
small people love to eat Shrimps
large tail that could sting StingRays
alike to a crab but much large Lobsters
large plant under the sea Kelp
Goes in large groups Tuna
long like snakes live deep under the ocean eels
large mammal have flippers use to walk prey on fish seals
known as killer whale are black and white Orca
looks like a star like to stick on to thing Starfish
colorful animals have stinger jellyfish
two shells closed can eat clams
medium fish relative is a trout Salmon

Marine Biology Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Algae
Antropod
Cetaceans
Coral
Crocodile
Dolphin
Dugong
Fish
Invertebrates
Manatee
Mollusk
Ocean
Pinnipeds
Plants
Porpoise
Reptiles
Sea Lion
Sea Turtle
Seal
Seaweed
Shark
Sirenians
Snail
Snake
Sponge
Star fish
Stingray
Walrus
Water
Whale

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE ARCTIC Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

ARCTIC
ARCTIC FOX
ARCTIC HARE
ARCTIC WOLF
BERRIES
CARIBOU
CAVES
COLD
ENDANGERED
FEATHERS
FISH
FUR
GLOBAL WARMING
HABITAT
HIBERNATE
IGLOO
MOUNTAINS
OCEAN
PEAKS
POLAR BEAR
POLAR DESERT
SEA ICE
SEAL
SUB ZERO
SUMMER
TUNDRA
VALLEY
WALRUS
WHALE
WILD LIFE
WIND SWEPT
WINTER

Marine Life Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

barracuda
bottle nose dolphin
clam
clown fish
coral
crustaceon
electric eel
great white shark
hammerhead shark
killer whale
lobster
manta ray
narwhal
nurse shark
pink river dolphin
plankton
sea anemone
sea horse
sea otter
sea snake
sea turtle
sea urchin
seal
seaweed
shark
snakehead
sponge
sting ray
whale shark

Marine Mammal Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Manatees and dugongs belong to this order SIRENIA
Marine mammals, birds, and reptiles are all included in this phylum CHORDATA
Sea Lions can be distinguished from seals by the presence of what? EXTERNALEARS
The sticky material found in the gut of sperm whales derived from squid beaks and other undigested proteins AMBERGRIS
The black and white pattern on the Orca Whale is called this COUNTERSHADING
Sea otters live here KELPFOREST
This whale is the largest toothed whale SPERMWHALE
Dolphins use a series of clicks created by pushing air through the melon and internal passages. What is this type of communication called? ECHOLOCATION
Sea otters belong to this order CARNIVORA
What are a majority of manatee deaths due to in the US? BOATINGACCIDENTS
These are the largest organisms to ever have lived BALEENWHALES
The sea lions, true seals, and walrus all belong to this order PINNIPEDIA
A mating ritual for humpback whales is an intricate what? SONG
This is the order that whales belong to CETACEA
Whales share a common ancestor with these UNGULATES

Invertebrates Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Small insect, lives in colonies underground. ANT
Small flying insect that can sting, carries pollen BEE
An insect who has two front wings that are hard and protect the insect. beetle
Has wings with colors and designs, eats nectar. Butterfly
Kills cicadas cicada killer
Males make a loud shrill droning noise by vibrating two membranes on its abdomen. Cicada
a marine bivalve mollusk with shells of equal size clam
a hard stony substance secreted by certain marine coelenterates as an external skeleton, typically forming large reefs in warm seas coral
Found in the ocean, has two pinchers. crab
Small insect that hops, it chirps at night. cricket
has slender many-jointed antennae and a pair of cerci resembling forceps at the end of the body Earwing
breathe through their tube feet ECHINODERM
Skeleton on the outside of an organism exoskeleton
Bites dogs and makes them itch flea
Small flying insect fly
Lives in the grass, hops, and can fly. grasshopper
a crab with a soft asymmetrical abdomen that lives in a castoff mollusk shell for protection. hermitcrab
Aggressive insect who's hive looks like its made of paper. hornet
Animals that do not have bones or internal skeletons. Invertebrates
Small insect that is red and that has dots over it, it looks like a half circle. ladybug
Lives in ocean, has five pairs of arms and first set in pincers. lobster
Soft bodied invertebrates with a thick muscular foot for movement. mollusk
the periodic shedding of an old exoskeleton molting
An insect that drinks blood and carries malaria. mosquito
nocturnal insect related to the butterflies, and wings that fold flat when resting. moth
Long slender body, hands look like they are praying prayingmantis
a crab that lives on or burrows in sand sandcrab
a sedentary marine coelenterate with a columnar body that bears a ring of stinging tentacles around the mouth. SEAANEMONES
an echinoderm that has a thick, wormlike body with tentacles around the mouth. They typically have rows of tube feet along the body and breathe by means of a respiratory tree. seacucumber
long tube-like body with many sections segmentedworm
A mollusk with a single spiral shell into which the whole body can be withdrawn. snail
Has eight legs, makes a web spider
simplest invertebrate sponge
Found in ocean, has ten arms, can change color. squid
Found in Ocean, shaped like star. starfish
A bug that smells stinkbug
Eats and lives in wood. termite
An aggressive insect that can sting you many times. wasp
Small sea creature eaten by people. shrimp
A bug that looks like a stick. stickbug

Vertebrate Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

jawless species Agnatha
bony fish Osteichthyes
birthed as an egg oviparous
hatches inside mother and is then birthed live ovoviviparous
live birth Viviparous
species of Sirenia manatee
slows a whales heart rate Five reflex
Killer whale odonticeti
Blue whale Mysticeti
odonticeti toothed
Mysticeti baleen
eats meat carnivore
marine bear polar bear
focuses the sounds from echolocation melon
agnatha jawless fish
Chondrichthyes cartilaginous fish
cartilaginous fish Chondrichthyes
Osteichthyes Bing fish
Osteichthyes bony fish
the movement of a species migration
to help birds excrete salt nasal salt glands
birds aves
lizards,crocodiles, turtles, etc. reptilia
seals, walrus, etc. Pinnipedia
Pinnipedia that walk on flippers sea lions
Pinnipedia that wiggle on their bellies seals
Pinnipedia with downward pointing tusks walrus
carries and stores oxygen in muscle cells myoglobin
manatees Sirenia
electroreceptors ampullae of lorenzini

Oceans Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

they have pinnchers crab
lives in a anemone clownfish
what whale eats squid sperm whale
what animals have tube feet starfish
big sharp teeth shark
what has teeth on its belly lobster
what vegetable that live in the ocean sea cucumber
what animal has long snake-like tail sea horse
what animal is at the top of the food chain killer whale
what whale lives in the the arctic and subarctic cetacean beluga whale
what fish is the deepest living fish ever fang tooth fish
what fish has beauty and peacefulness blue tang
what animal's favourite food is stingray Hammerheadshark
what animals favourite food is small fish sand shark
what animal eats fish,crustaceans,and mollusks angel shark
what animal eats molluscs,crustaceans,and occasionally small fish stingrays
what animal is up to 30 metres in length and has 270-395 plates of baleen on either side of there jaw blue whale
what type of crab is a arthropods spider crab
what animal lives off the coast of vancouver six gill shark
what animal has webbed arms large eye the larger then any animal eye vampire squid
what animal has jagged, needle like teeth pacific viperfish
what animal with is hardware can crush a mollusks, shellfish,and sea urchins wolffish
what kind of octopus has ear-like fins dumbo octopus
what animal is typically black black devil fish
what animal barks loudly and walks on land sea lion
deep sea shark goblin shark
what animal has unusual morphology red lipped batfish
medium sized toothed fish narwhal
found on coral reefs blue parrot fish

WHALES Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Barnacles
Big
Black
Blowholes
Blue
Calf
Fin
Fish
Flippers
Grey
Humpback
Krill
Large
Long
Mammals
Marine
Ocean
Pods
Shore
Splash
Swims
Tail
Water
Whale

Sea Life Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

JELLYFISH
SWORD FISH
CLOWN FISH
LOBSTER
SHRIMP
SEA CUCUMBER
GREAT WHITE
WHALE SHARK
WHALE
HORSE SHOE CRAB
SEA TURTLE
SHARK
DOLPHIN
SEA URCHIN
SEA