Type
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Description

A purple-and-yellow starfish native to Japan and Canada [4] NorthernPacificSeaStar
Often related to Global Warming [2] Climatechange
A threat in many forms, [noise air, plastic] pollution
Causes the disintegration of skeletal structures [2] oceanacidification
Wide scale removal of fish overfishing
Often related to Entanglement bycatch
Parapet for oil in the ocean [3] deepsearig
Construction of coastline housing can affect what marine creature's eggs? turtle
Killing of a Protected Species poaching
[blank] is the word shipping congestion traffic
The normal movement of creatures migration
Australian pest which feasts on coral [3] crownofthorns
Australian pest, diurnal predatory crab [3] greenshorecrab
Invasive Australian pest false mussel [4] blackstripedfalsemussel
Invasive small crab with white tipped claws [3] Harris'mudcrab

Overfishing Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a form of overexploitation where fish stocks are reduced to below acceptable levels Overfishing
The variety of life Biodiversity
a species that is likely to become extinct Endangered
the unwanted fish and other marine creatures caught during commercial fishing for a different species Bycatch
a rule or directive made and maintained by an authority Regulation
the farming of fish in captivity Aquaculture
United Nations, trying to stop illegal fishing activity UN
all living things in a region interacting with biotic and abiotic factors Ecosystem
subpopulations of a particular species of fish Fish stocks
the mass of living biological organisms in a given area or ecosystem at a given time Biomass
A place where fish are fished for commercial purposes Fishery

Oceanography Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

intertidalzone
neritic zone
coralreef
benthos
zooplankton
phytoplankton
twilight zone
midnight zone
sunlit zone
bioluminescence
salinity
plankton
downwelling
upwelling
producer
commensalism
overfishing
aquatic
foodchain
coralbleaching
currents
aquaculture
trophiclevel
hydrosphere
mutualism
bioindicator
bycatch
foodweb
hydrothermalvent
tides
biodiversity
oceanacidification
parasitism
Terrestrial
Consumer
Endangered

H.I.P.P.O.- THREATS TO BIODIVERSITY Word Search

Type
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Description

BOTTLENECK
KEYSTONE SPECIES
EXTINCTION
ENDANGERED
ENDEMIC
NATIVE
SPECIES
NICHE
BIODIVERSITY
POACHING
HABITAT LOSS
INVASIVE SPECIES
OVERHARVESTING
POLLUTION
POPULATION

Invertebrates Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Small, wingless insect in the order Thysanura. Silvery light grey and blue color. Silver fish
Larval form of the mealworm beetle, Tenebrio molitor Mealworm
The larva Or caterpillar of the domesticated silk moth. Primary producer of silk Silkworm
A fly of the suborder Cyclorrhapha. Most common fly. Housefly
A scale insect in the suborder Sternorrhyncha, from which the natural dye carmine is derived. Cochineal
Named for its potent sting. Seen in Nicarauga and the extreme east of Honduras Bullet ant
Crustacean native to shelf depths in the northwest Atlantic Ocean and North Pacific Ocean. Snow crab
A nocturnal insect related to the butterfly. Moth
Small wingless jumping insect that feeds on the blood of mammals and birds. Flea
Marine echinoderm with five or more radiating arms. Starfish
Group of small to very large sea snails Abalone
Not a true jelly but rather a hydromedusa. Smaller than true jellies. Bell jelly
Coral in the family Mussidae. Generally spheroid shaped and grooved surface that looks like a brain. Brain coral
Small crustaceans found in all the words oceans. Krill
Cephalopod mollusk. Has two eyes and four pairs of arms. Octopus
A marine bivalve mollusk with shells of equal size Clam
Insect with two pairs of large wings that are covered with tiny scales, usually brightly colored. Butterfly
Insect having fore wings typically modified into hard wing cases that cover and protect the hind wings and abdomen Beetle
Feed on organic detritus, such as flakes of shed human skin. Dust mite
Predatory arachnids that have eight legs and can sting you Scorpion
Social winged insect that has a narrow waist and a stinger Wasp
Bivalve mollusks with rough irregular shells. Have pearls Oyster
Known as pests. Cockroach
Class of parasitic flatworms Tapeworm
Small, free swimming crustacean. Frequently used for food Shrimp
Slender long legged fly with aquatic larvae. Can transmit diseases Mosquito
Large marine crustacean with stalked eyes and pinchers Lobster
Insect with large multifaceted eyes, two transparent wings and sometimes colored patches on the body Dragonfly
Another name for a saltwater clam Scallop
An aquatic or terrestrial annelid worm with suckers at both ends Leech
Eight legged predatory arachnid. Poison their prey with their fangs Spider
A large stinging wasp that typically nests in hollow trees Hornet
A crab with soft asymmetrical abdomen that lives in a castoff mollusk shell for protection Hermit crab
Small, pale soft bodied insect that eats wood Termite
Insect of a large group to which the honeybee belongs Bee
Commonly known as a cellar spider Daddy long legs
Eat other insects by catching them with its forelegs Praying mantis
A freshwater crayfish Crawfish
Feed on the blood of mammals, birds, and sometimes reptiles Tick
Worms with a long round body Roundworm

Invasive Species Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

vigilant
sheepdog
camouflage
pests
hatchlings
species
invasive
florida
everglades
kudzu
conservation
asian carp
wild pig
python
starling

Big Cats Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Sunda Clouded Leopard
Clouded Leopard
Tigeress
Lionness
predatory
Threats
animal
Conservation
Species
Evolution
Roaring
Puma
Felidae
Panthera
Jaguar
Cougar
Cheetah
Snow Leopard
Leopard
Liger
Tiger
Lion

Ocean Pollution Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Bag-tax
Trash dumping
Runoff
Sewage
Oil spills
Garbage patches
Dead zones
Food chain
Entanglement
Ingestion
Ecosystem
Dilution
Natural Shorelines
Conventional Pollutants
Point Source Pollution
Nonpoint source pollution
Reuse
Recycling
EPA
Extinction
Endangerment
Marine debris
Plastic
Ghost nets

The Beach Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

bay
beach
beachball
bikini
boardwalk
boat
coast
coral
cove
crab
currents
dive
dock
fish
fishing
gull
hat
hermit crab
holiday
ice cream
island
jellyfish
kelp
lagoon
lake
lifeguard
longboard
mussels
ocean
palm tree
pelican
pier
popsicle
reef
relax
sail salt water
sand
sandals
sandbar
sandcastle
scuba
sea
seagull
seashell
seashore
shark
shell
ship
shore
snacks
snorkel
starfish
sun
sunbathe
sunburn
sunglasses
sunscreen
surf surfboard
swim
tan
towel
trip
underwater
volleyball
water
waves
weekend
wet
wharf
yacht

Marine Science Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Organisms with 10 appendages Decapod
Pair of chelipeds in a moveable finger Dactyl
The hard uppper shell of a turtle, crustacean, or arachnid Carapace
Thin sensory appendages on the heads of insects, crustaceans, and some other arthropods Antennae
A pair of globular organs in the head through which organisms see, Eyes
Inhabit intertidal and near-shore habitats in the colder and temperature waters of the Earth's oceans Cancer Crabs
Live on sandy bottoms and have thin exoskeletons Pacific Coast Crab
One of the pair of legs that bears the large chelae in decapod crustaceans Chelipeds
An aquatic mollusk that has a compressed body enclosed within a hinged shell, such as oysters, clams, mussels, and scallops Bivalve
Inhabits the rocky intertidal zone; very agile climber and rapid crawler Shore Crab
Relatively short for shore crabs Walking Legs
Clan of closely related animals that includes snails, slugs, clans, oysters Molluscs
"Stomach foot"; snails and slugs Gastropod
Blanket of soft tissue that covers a mollusc's body like a bathrobe Mantle
Long ribbon-like tongue coated with overlappping teeth Radula
Encased by an external skeleton and appendages are jointed Arthropods
Smallest of crustaceans; have elongated antennae Copepod
One of the walking limbs of a crustacean Pereopod
swimming limb of a crustacean, five pairs of which are typically attached to the abdomen Pleopod
The rearmost segment of the body of certain arthropods, such as the middle lobe of the tail of a lobster Telson
the sixth and last pair of abdominal appendages of lobsters and related crustaceans, forming part of the tail fan Uropod
used in feeding and mating; claw-like gnathopods
an arthropod of the large, mainly aquatic group Crustacea, such as a crab, lobster, shrimp, or barnacle crustacean
the terminal segment of a forelimb, manus
distinct male and female individual organisms dioecious
have a row of small blue eyes along the mantle edge Scallops
large phylum of segmented worms annelids
outer covering made of tough but flexible collagen cuticle
brightly colored segmented worms Polychaetes
paddle-like fleshy paired appendages parapodia
Bundles of bristles setae
pair of feelers palps
Composed of chitin exoskeleton
have a curved body that is flattened sideways Amphipods
dorsoventrally flattened Isopods
pointed appendages which are used to grasp food Chelicerae

Conservation and Biodiversity Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the variety of life on Earth biodiversity
the collecting of bioinformatics
humans can deprive an economic value direct value
____from living organism are a good example Medicinal value
are main pollinators for flowers animals
used in numerable ways freshwaters
forests and other natural ecosystems exert a sponge effect
where the world's largest dam is Pakistan
restores the climates forests
have a impact on ecosystems deforestation
took species with them Europeans
a vine from Japan Kudza
best known CFC Freon
dish detergents, spermicides can harm wildlife
plants migrate when seeds disperse
evoke a strong emotional response in humans flagship species
often killed when come in contact with humans bears
transition from one habitat to another edge
habitat loss is the main reason for extinction
a marine ecosystem can be disrupted by overfishing
under stress due to overenrichment lakes
breaks down dead organism decomposers
interactions lanscape
some regions of the world are called boiversity hotspots
refers to genetics variations among the members of populations genetic diversity