Type
Crossword
Description

sharks do not have these bones
largest shark found today Whale shark
what do shark mostly eat fish
The _____ White Great
when sharks are placed on their backs they go into a trance
Ther are ___ hundred species of sharks five
what sharks use to filter oxygen from water gills
a type of sharks commonly found in tropical water tiger
skark skin feels like sandpaper
where sharks call open ocean

Sea Animals Crossword

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

The Ocean Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Fish have these to breathe oxygen in the water GILLS
The name for a group of whales POD
The largest animal in the world BLUE WHALE
The largest ocean in the world PACIFIC
Also called the Salt Sea DEAD SEA
The fat layer that keeps marine animals warm BLUBBER
A shark will have several rows of these TEETH
How a whale or dolphin breathes BLOWHOLE
What a shark has instead of bones CARTILAGE
Caused by underwater disturbances like an earthquake TSUNAMI
The colour of the ocean BLUE

Animal Kingdom Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the largest group of invertebrates that have an exoskelton arthropods
invertebrates that live in damp places on land and breathe using either gills or lungs mollusks
invertebrates that have an exoskeleton and tube feet echinoderms
invertebrates that have long, tube-like bodies that are divided into segments segmentedworms
invertebrates that live attached to a surface and has small holes in their bodies to filter water sponges
skeleton is external exoskeleton
animal's with no backbone invertebrates
endothermic vertebrates that have fur or hair and produce milk for their offspring mammals
endothermic vertebrates that have a beak, two legs, and two wings birds
ectothermic vertebrates that live in or near water and have scales reptiles
ectothermic vertebrates that a can breathe their skin when they are in the water amphibians
vertebrates that live in the water and filter oxygen from the water through their gills fish
body temperature says about the same regardless of the temperature of their environment endothermic
body temperature that is close to that of their environment ectothermic
skeleton is inside their bodies endoskeleton
animal with a backbone vertebrate
made up of more than one cell mulitcellular

Ocean animals Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Blue marlin
Tuna
Coral
Sand dollar
Oyster
Sting are
Squid
Lobster
Tropical fish
Star fish
Seals
Otters
Shark
Clam
Shrimp
Octopus
Jellyfish
Whale
Dophin
Sea turtle

Animal Classification Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

gives live birth and has fur mammal
has damp skin amphibian
no backbone invertebrate
backbone vertabrate
uses gills to breathe fish
has wings and feathers birds
smallest classification group species
cold blooded and lives on land reptiles
jointed legs arthropods
flying to a warmer or cooler climate migration
resting in the winter hibernation
largest classification system kingdom

Aquatic Biomes Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

aquatic
lakes
reefs
rivers
mangroves
food
extinction
species
pullution
seals
sharks
whales
dolphins
ocean
saltwater
biome
fish
climate
currents
equator

Body System Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Arteries, Capillaries and veins are all part of the ________ system Circulatory
Bones that cover the lungs Ribs
________ system brings in oxygen and removes carbon dioxide Respiratory
Largest internal organ and gland in the human body Liver
This organ filters the blood and removes the waste Kidney
Largest organ of the human body Skin
Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart Arteries
_______ support and protect the various organs of the body Bones
Blood vessels that carry blood towards the heart Veins
It is a muscular organ that provides blood circulation Heart
Used for urine storage Bladder
________ system supports and protect the human body Skeletal
Smallest bone in the human body Stapes
Largest bone in the human body Femur
It connects bones to other bones Ligaments

CHORDATES CROSSWORD

Type
Crossword
Description

Small marine chordates that are filter feeder of plankton TUNICATES
Lay their eggs with shells but nurse their young after hatchin Montremes
These are cold blooded jawless fish and although their ancestors had bony skeletons, modern agnaths have a cartilaginous skeleton. LAMPREY
include frogs, toad and salamanders and appear to live two lives as they live in the water during the early stages and on land as adults AMPHIBIANS
Dry skin with protective scales and are believed to have evolved during a drier climate in Earth’s history REPTILIA
Adapted to flight through the development of hallow bones, large muscles and feathers BIRDS
Feed by allowing water to pass into their pharynx where food particles are trapped LANCEIETS
Have a backbone as their structural axis PHYLUM CHORDATA
This class includes the shark and skates CHONDRICHTHYES
What class do marsupials belong too MAMMALIA
Have three primary characteristics chordates have, but do NOT have a backbone INVERTEBRATE CHORDATES
What class has cold blooded fish have bony skeletons and can be found in salt or fresh water environments. OSTEICHTHYES
Some of these skip the metamorphic stage and the young are born as immature adults SALAMANDERS
Amphi means TWO
Utilize a placenta between the uterus and embryo which results in young being born at a much more advanced stage PLACENTALS
are characterized by four limbs, moist skin, and sensitive inner ear structures. Evolved from fish 400 WHAT years ago? MILLION

Shark Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Tiny dents in the head and about that detect electrical fields Ampullae of Lorenzini
The tail fin Caudal fin
They serve to guide the sperm into the females cloaca Claspers
Opening for excretion of body waste and reproduction Cloaca
A caudal fin with unequal sized lobes Heterocercal
A caudal fun with equal sized lobes Homocercal
Muscle found along the flanks which aid in swimming Myomeres
Relating to open water sharks Pelagic
Long saw-like snout Rostrum
Aids water flow over the gills Spiracle
Bony fish Teleost
Pair of fins near the front of the body Pectoral fins
Pair of fins near the rear of the body Pelvic fins
Detects movement in the water Lateral line
Oil found in a sharks liver Squalene
Paralysis of a shark that happens when you turn it on its back Tonic immobility
Allows for breathing under water Gills
Where water exits Gills slits
Prevents food from passing through the gills Gill Rackers
Fins on top of the shark Dorsal fin

Fish Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The name of the "tail fin". Caudal fin
The study of Fish Ichthyology
Smooth, flexible, overlapping scales Cycloid
Hard, non-overlapping scales Ganoid
Are ectotherms cold or warm blooded? Cold
Helps regulate buoyancy swim bladder
Fingerlike projections of gills Gill filaments
Cover over the gills operculum
Shark babies are called pups
The largest fish Whale shark
Spend most of their lives in the Ocean but spawn in fresh water (Salmon) Anadromous
Spend most of their lives in fresh water but spawn in the Ocean (American Eel) Catadromous
The fastest fish in the ocean Sailfish