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Venom!/Creatures of Darkness


1. Marine creatures defend themselves by:
traveling in dense schools
having hard shells
being large and powerful
arming themselves with venom
all of the above
2. A nudibranch's stinging cells that are filled with venom are called:
spines
harpoons
nematocysts
stingers
barbs
3. Nudibranches get their nematocysts from:
fish
snails
crabs
sea anemones
sea urchins
4. The round bell of a jellyfish can grow to what length across?
3 inches
6 inches
1 foot
2 feet
4 feet
5. One of the most venomous creatures on earth is the:
nudibranch
sea urchin
cone snail
octopus
sea anemone
6. Coral reefs in the Gulf of Mexico all spawn together how many nights after the full moon in August?
1
4
8
10
30
7. What kind of fish comes ashore to spawn and lay their eggs?
angelfish
flounder
grunion
parrotfish
scorpionfish
8. Manta rays can grow to have a wingspan of more than how many feet?
2
4
6
8
10
9. Lobsters shed their hard exoskeletons how often?
every week
every month
every 6 months
once per year
once every 2 years
10. Humboldt squid can grow to be how large?
1 foot long and weigh 2 pounds
2 feet long and weigh 5 pounds
3 feet long and weigh 20 pounds
4 feet long and weigh 50 pounds
6 feet long and weigh 100 pounds


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