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Invertebrates are animals that lack a spinal cord, such as insects. Ask questions here about these organisms that make up 95 percent of all animal life.
thermoregulation Yes all invertebrates are considered " cold blooded " that is to say they regulate their body temperature by thermoregulation. You will often see reptiles " basking " in the sun, they are warming up for action Added: A reptile is not an invertebrate. Of the vertebrates, or chord…
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Leeches are from the subclass Hirudinea and a kind of segmented worm but differ in significant ways. Leeches eat a prey on small invertebrates, and they use their interior suckers to feed their host
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They breathe through their body walls. Leeches absorb oxygen through their skin rather than breathing through a nose.
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The creatures without a vertebrae are called an invertebrate.
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No. They are animals that consume other animals (carnivore, and at least second level consumer). PRODUCERS MAKE THEIR OWN FOOD.
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No, a sea urchin and a sea anemone are two different sea creatures nothingalike. They do have some alike characteristics.like they both use their long tentacles , or spikes for protection.
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Answer So far the closest animal to the sea urchin is the starfish (seastar). Sea cucumbers and sand dollars are also closely related to the sea urchin.
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A sea shell is a fossil or skeleton of a creature that lives in the ocean. The creature is born with a hard back and as it grows the shell will expand and begin to curl. The shell will protect the resident (slug or crab) untill it dies. When it dies the resident will eather rot or be eaten, leaving …
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"Invertebrate" means without a spinal column ("no vertebrae"). An invertebrate animal does not have a backbone, for example mollusks, worms, and insects.(see related questions and link)It is important to know the difference an invertebrate and an vertebrate. An invertebrate is an animal that does no…
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They eat small fish and shrimp..
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its a fossil found in the ocean.
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Clover mites are long-legged, oval-shaped, red-brown predators of alyssum, clover, daffodil, dandelion, lawn grass, ornamental flowers, primrose, sage, shepherd's purse, and strawberry. The arachnid species in question (Bryobia praetiosa) is considered an indoor and outdoor pest. Outdoors, clover mi…
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The broad-faced sac spider is a black-headed, one- or two-inch (2.54- to 5.08-centimeter), white-bodied type of spider. The arachnid in question (Trachelas tranquillus) has a dark brown head that can look or photograph black and a grey abdomen that can look or photograph off-white. The female is big…
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Answer I'm Not Sure, But I think Ohmu Is Not Real. Ohmu appears to be based on an order of crustaceans called isopods, which are real. You probably have terrestrial isopods in your back yard: The common woodlouse. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohmu http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodlouse
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green lipped mussel Green Lipped Mussel; Latin: Perna canaliculus, also known as Greenshell Mussel Green Lipped Mussel is commonly made into a powder or oil form and used as a Supplement. It's unique properties help it to play a major role in the transfer of nutrients through the body, adding to t…
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The zebra jumper is an example of a black and white spider. The arachnid in question (Salticus scenicus) may be found natively in Europe and naturalized in Asia and North America. The zebra-striped invertebrate will be found jumping around buildings, fences, and walls in search of suburban and urban…
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There are a few different caterpillars that have black and white stripes and a head . Two of these are the caterpillars of the Hieroglyphic Moth and the Beautiful Tiger Moth.
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Animals without backbones are invertebrates. A few examples of common invertebrates are insects, lobsters, worms, snails, octopi, and starfish. On the lighter side, here is an answer from our community: Animals without backbones are referred to as invertebrates and politicians.They are called inv…
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Yes, they are- their shells serve as exoskeletons for them.
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A sea anemone is a predator that lives underwater. It almost looks like a jellyfish or an unusual type of flower.
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Worms, butterflies, spiders, scorpions, snails, lobsters, starfish, jellyfish, octopi, squid, and clams to name a few are invertebrates.
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Answer:They both can be found in either water or land and they both reproduce and respirate. They can also move.Invertebrates have no back bone while vertebrates have well-developed internal skeleton of cartilage and bone and highly developed brain enclosed by a skull. Their nerve cord is enclosed b…
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The black and yellow garden spider is a black- and yellow-bodied spider whose back is marked with white. The arachnid in question may be found throughout Canada and the United States of America. It numbers among the most recognizable of garden arachnids.
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Yes. Bees, like all insects, do not have a bony skeleton -- so no vertebrae. They have a hard outer casing called an exoskeleton which gives the body its shape.
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Answer coral reef
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No , humans are vertebrates .
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invertebrates e.g a fly,worm,spider,centipede are one of them.
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the sea urchin has many adaptions like its spikes to protect it self from predators.
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seagull
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Fish eat the leftovers from anenomes.
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Bugs exist so that larger animals can eat them and live! Plus they are what makes trees and plants make fruit and multiply because they pollinate them. Bugs also do a good job of getting rid of the worlds enormous supply of excrement and dead animals. We wouldn't want all that just sitting around, n…
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As blood-sucking parasites, their primary defense is a dogged tenacity, attaching themselves to their victims. They can, however, be removed by sliding a thin object between the leech's head and the wound, then covering the wound until it stops bleeding. Conversely, you can wait a few minutes and it…
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Answer ARTHROPOD Crustaceans Also, insects, arachnids, etc. Generally, invertebrates with jointed limbs and a hard external skeleton are called arthropods. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthropod
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it does not like light, and therefor moves away from it.
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no they are more vertebrates than invertebrates because all land animals have spines and a lot if the sea animals have spines also so the answer is no there are more vertebrates
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Like all mammals, koalas are vertebrates because they have a spine and internal skeleton. Mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians are all vertebrates.
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Phylum arthropoda are also called jointed legged animals. They have exoskeleton and segmentations. Some good examples are crustaceans, insects and arachnids. Examples of crustaceans are crabs, crayfish, and lobster.
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Answer Vertebrate it is a invertebrate not a vertebrate...........
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by use of cilia- hairlike projections fromt he cell membrane
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They don't have a spine, and most of them are insects. quite a few of them live under water. just a few crawfish squid octopus starfish
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Harlequin bugs are bugs that are black and orange in color and long in size. The insects in question (Murgantia histrionica) have bodies shaped like shields and may measure around inch (1.27 centimeters) in length.
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Yes. To qualify as invertebrates the animal must not have backbones or an internal skeleton. Since spiders do not have backbones or internal skeletons (they have an exo-skeleton), they are invertebrates. Only bony fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals have backbones and are, therefore co…
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Squids octopi sponges jellyfish coral water flea flatworms roundworms Answer =Some Invertebrates are snails, slugs, bugs,spiders, worms, mosquitos etc.Squids, worms, jelly fish
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Most diatoms are photosynthetic (they use sunlight to provide them with energy), though some absorb soluble nutrients from their environment.
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They are a family of leeches known as "jawed leeches." [See Related Links]
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The predators of the frilled anemone are fishes, nudibranchs, and sea stars. The frilled sea anemone belongs to the phylum Cnidaria and has a length of 10 centimeters.
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Snails "breathe" through their skin and through an opening called the pneumostome visible on the right side of their bodies.Click the two links below that will help you out.
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Humans, sea otters, and many more sea creatures eat sea urchins
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One has a backbone and one has no back bone. Vertebrates are chordates, possesing a spinal collumn or backbone. Invertebrates lack either of these. The hagfish, which lacks a spinal collumn, is sometimes classed as a vertebrate due to being genetically closely related to the Lamprey.
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Some of the differences are, that Invertebrates tend to be small and slow moving. Vertebrates, on the other hand, are stronger, faster and most times, bigger. Also Vertebrates have more highly developed nervous systems, giving them the chance to understand better, and faster than Invertebrates. Inv…
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Ahh, urchin roe otherwise known as uni, is a delicacy that most people have a tough time with. Some people love it and others gag with the mention of it. Most of my friend concure that uni is an acquired taste. If you've had bad experience with uni, I say that you have had bad experience with uni th…
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A paramecium is not harmful. Paramecia generally feed on bacteria and other small cells.
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plankton
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Most diatoms are non-motile, simply being carried by currents and turbulence - however, some types move via flagellation (the swimming motion of small hair-like features called 'flagella'). Flagella are projections from the cell body which are moved back and forth (flagellated) to provide motion. Id…
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they open, then close, then swallow
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Yes, ants are invertebrates like all insects are. They do not have a backbone (spine) which is what would classify them as vertebrates. See related questions and links for additional details.
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Yes, because they do not have backbones.Beetles have exoskeletons, not backbones, and so they are invertebrates.
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Parameciums are very unique. They are little organisms that do not have brains, eyes, ears or a heart but can sense gravity, light and temperature. THEY EAT BY EATING THROUGH A HOLE IN ONE SIDE OF THEIR BODY, DIGEST IT, AND EXCRETE IT THROUGH THE OTHER SIDE. The side that they excrete it through, is…
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diatoms use photosynthesis to eat!
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Diatoms account for 23% of the primary productivity of the world, that's what they do!
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They do not have an internal skeleton.
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as diatoms move through water they filter particles through their two silica shells
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Sea Anemones are carnivores (flesh eating), many have a flower like appearance and vary in size, shape and color, they attach themselves to fixed objects such as coral, rocks etc. and wait for passing prey which they sting then eat, their mouths are generally in the center of their bodies.Please see…
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Are small, soft-bodied insects which are common pests of nearly all indoor and outdoor ornamental plants, as well as vegetables, field crops, and fruit trees.
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About 95% of all animal species on Earth do not possess a backbone.
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Probably most of the insects found in the UK today. Dragon flies, grasshoppers, earwigs, crickets, butterflies, moths etc
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krill and hump back whales
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The colossal squid of Antarctica is the longest invertebrate. The colossal squid can grow Up To 45 feet long. The giant squid is the second largest living invertebrate and can grow up To 35 feet long. The largest invertebrate in the fossil record was the Tusoteuthis, which was similar in length t…
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yes
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Insects, crabs, lobsters, turtles, tortoises, snails etc.
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The term "invertebrate" means without vertebra. Vertebrae are any of the bones or segments that make up the spinal column (Dictionary.com). Therefore, any animal without vertebra (i.e. spine-type structure) are called invertebrates.Humans are vertebrates, as we have a spinal column.Ants are inverteb…
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They don't have a backbone / spine.
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They live in the sand sediment and drift along in the upper intertidal zone along the coastline. Diatoms form the "bubbles" that look like golden brown foam at the waters edge.
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A diatom is a single celled organism. Diatoms are able to get rid of waste by the tiny holes that are found in the cell wall.
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yes i hate them
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Well, ants, snails, clams, spider, lobsters, earthworms, leeches, octopus, jellyfishes, and sea anenemes.
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Invertebrates are animals with no bony internal skeleton, hence no backbone. They may or may not have a hard exoskeleton. Examples with an exoskeleton: crustacea (crabs, lobsters and the like) and all insects. Examples without an exoskeleton: jellyfish and worms.Slugssnails, shellfishjelly fish, ant…
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yes, they have an exoskeleton.
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they feed on stuff Diatoms are almost all photosynthetic. Most of the biological energy production (and oxygen production!) on earth is due to photosynthesis, and a little under half of it occurs in the ocean. Diatoms are responsible for a large proportion of the total energy production of the ocean…
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Diatoms are essentially filter feeders. They typically use their pair of silica shells to filter the particles that they find moving along the water.
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Cindarians usually eat fish that they stun with their tentacles. "Farming their Food: Almost all cnidarians are carnivorous. Many eat small creatures or trap detritus, plankton and other microscopic titbits. But many also capture and eat large prey. Many cnidarians, however, more supplement their m…
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Turtles are vertebrates because they have an internal skeleton with a backbone.
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All birds, reptiles, bony fish, and mammals are vertebrates because they have backbones (spines made up of many vertebrae). Some examples of Indiana animals that are vertebrates would be river catfish, flying squirrels, red-winged blackbirds, copperhead snakes, cardinals, moles, and whitetail deer. …
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Paramecium move through the use of small hair-like cillia.
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Actinia fragacea
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Giant squid is largest known living invertebrate animal on earth .
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Invertebrates have a hard outer shell, called an exoskeleton. Muscles are attached to the inside of the exoskeleton, and contraction of these flexes the joints.It depends on what animal it is. A jellyfish, for instance, moves by swaying its body back and forth. A caterpillar uses its small legs to m…
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a flat body and shell
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Diatoms use photosynethsis to get energy.... though diatoms are known to suck oil now scientists have proven they have little celia that help them get their food.
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photosynthesis
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Experts have identified 1 million species of insects worldwide, but believe there may be up to 30 million yet to be discovered, photographed, captured, named, and studied.
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actually yes yes they do. sea urchins have five gills that surround their mouth.
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A group of scorpions is called a bed or a nest. It is not, despite what the fictional drama series Scorpion says, called a cyclone as was also stated in the previous revision of this answer. Please take note that answers.com is NOT a certified knowledge base and usually lacks certifiable sources.
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I posted a link to many native animals of Delaware. I'm sure it's not exhaustive, but it include native insects, birds, mammals, crustaceans, reptiles, amphibians, . . . There is also a link to native flora on this website if you are interested. reply: actually they live there because there are mo…
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both invertebrates and vertebrates are animals.
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- Zebra Swallowtail (butterfly) - Zorapterans
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Vertebrates have a skeleton on the inside and invertebrates have them on the outside. Also, only vertebrates have spines.
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Many invertebrates (though not all) have chitin in their structures. Arthropods (insects, crustaceans, etc.) have exoskeletons made of chitin. Insects (such as butterflies) have wings made of chitin. Mollusks have shells strengthened by chitin. Cephalopods (octopus and squid) have beaks made of …
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Some invertebrate characteristics are shared across the board. For example, the one main characteristic that sets them apart from other animals is their lack of a backbone and spinal column. Also, despite the fact that they are multi-cellular, they in fact lack cell walls.Due to their lack of comple…
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