Adaptations to life in water

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  • Created on: 01-05-18 17:15
Otters are what type of feeders?
Semi-aquatic
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Seals and dolphins are what type of feeders?
Raptorial feeders
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What type of feeders are capable of catching, handling & swallowing food beneath waves?
Raptorial feeders
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What type of feeders rely on teeth to pierce and hold their prey?
Raptorial feeders
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What type of feeder sucks food deeper into their mouth to stop it floating away?
Raptorial feeders
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What type of feeder brings their catch to the surface to process with their teeth?
Semi-aquatic feeders
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What type of feeder hunt fish underwater using their jaws and paws?
Semi-aquatic feeders
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Do most specialist suction feeders have teeth?
No
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The crabeater seal and grey whale are examples of what?
Suction feeders
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Do Ram-based feeders use suction?
No
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Do Ram-based feeders use specialised filters?
Yes
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A reflex that causes a temporary state of inactivity in an animal is called what?
Tonic-immobility
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What is the purpose of a humpback whale call between mother and calf?
To stay close
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What is the transmission distance of a humpback whale calves call?
30m
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Why do mother and calf humpbacks 'whisper'?
Both
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How do sea otters help kelp abundance?
Eating herbivorous sea urchins
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'Powerful indirect interactions that can control entire ecosystems' are known as what?
Trophic cascades
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Do whales go through the menopause?
Yes
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Seals and dolphins are what type of feeders?

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What type of feeders are capable of catching, handling & swallowing food beneath waves?

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What type of feeders rely on teeth to pierce and hold their prey?

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What type of feeder sucks food deeper into their mouth to stop it floating away?

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