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Question 1 (Worth 1.32 points) Which current would be part of the so-called Wal-Mart Trade route from Asia? the Gulf Stream the Guinea Equatorial the Kuroshio the West Wind Drift the Laboradore Points earned on this question : 0 Question 2 (Worth 1.32 points) The tiny plants that float on the sea surface and thus form the basis of the open ocean food chain are called: zooplankton phytoplankton nekton benthic chemosynthetic Points earned on this question : 1.32 Question 3 (Worth 1.32 points) Which of the following would be an estuary on the U.S. Gulf Coast? bayou fjord sound atoll lagoon Question Information : Imagine the damage to the Gulf ecosystem from the oil that has hit these areas. Points earned on this question : 1.32 Question 4 (Worth 1.32 points) Many species of marine organisms have ended up in areas where they are not native (zebra mussels, green crabs, etc) and thus have greatly disrupted the ecosystems in the new areas they populate. They have made these moves due to: a response to global warming. being transported in ships ballast water. normal migrations. strong storm surges the after effects of tsunamis. Points earned on this question : 1.32 Question 5 (Worth 1.32 points) Which of the following are zooplankton? diatoms foraminiferans radiolarians b and c only all of the above Points earned on this question : 1.32
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Question 6 (Worth 1.32 points) Bottom fish are typically: Think flounder vs tuna. slower than surface fish have brighter colors are poisonous are larger than surface fish are faster than Michael Phelps. Points earned on this question : 0 Question 7 (Worth 1.32 points) Which of the following is a baleen whale? blue finback right humpback all of the above Points earned on this question : 1.32 Question 8 (Worth 1.32 points) Sea turtles: lay eggs on land are endangered in many areas are migratory all of the above Points earned on this question : 1.32 Question 9 (Worth 1.32 points) Manatees are endangered because: they have a very low reproductive rate they are specialized feeders (only eat a few types of plants) are docile live in Florida rivers with high boat traffic all of the above a and c only Points earned on this question : 0 Question 10 (Worth 1.32 points) For a species to be economically viable for mariculture/aquaculture: the young should be hardy it should be inexpensive to raise it should command a high price it should reproduce readily in captivity all of the above Points earned on this question : 1.32 Question 11 (Worth 1.32 points)
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Approximately what percent of the United States fishery products are acquired by mariculture? 2% 10% 14% 21% 90% Points earned on this question : 1.32 Question 12 (Worth 1.32 points) Which of the following are invertebrates? turtles
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2011 for the course SCIN 136 taught by Professor Young during the Spring '11 term at American Public University.

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