What are nektonic animals? Give an example.
animals that swim
Who belongs in order Pinnipedia?
seas, seal lions, and walruses
Toads have tougher skin, can live farther from the water
Bony = most common
Catilaginous = sharks and rays
Jawless = hagfish
animals that stick themselves to one place and just sit there
What do pinnipeds eat?
krill, crabs, clams, fish, squid, some eat penguins and other sea birds
What are animals that lay eggs called?
No bright colors in water
Don't swim near dropoff
Don't make rapid movements
All else fails = hit shark in head and nostrils
What are rookeries?
Breeding grounds for pinnipeds
New hatchlings look nothing like adults (go through series of changes
Soft, moist skin
Reptiles= soft and leathery eggs
Hatchling is a miniature adult
Lay their eggs on dry land
Have dry scales on their skin
-Manta rays are filter feeders and frequent cleaning stations
Up to how much can a walrus weigh?
its shell, also known as its carapace
Live young = viviparous
Eggs = oviparousEggs + live young = Ovoviviparous
Who belongs in order Sirenia?
manatees and dugongs
What does it mean to be an ectothermic, oviparous vertebrate? Who belongs in this category?
temp from environment, lays eggs, has a backbone amphibians and reptiles
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