Can you name them? The only “attached” crustacean
Subphylum Chelicerata a. Sea Spiders and b. Horseshoe Crabs
Like all Arthropods, they have no bones and grow by molting!
a. Class Pycnogonida (sea spiders-yipes!)
b. Class Merostomata Horseshoe Crabs are True Blue Blooded Creatures We have ____________________ to make our blood red Many crustaceans have hemocyanin, making their blood blue ! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8KlAmtIu1E
Male Horseshoe Crabs Have Modified Front Legs That Look Like Boxing Gloves or Baseball Mitts to Help Hold onto the Female During Mating
More Crustaceans: the sea insects Scuds, Beach Hoppers, Beach Fleas, and Skeleton Shrimp: The Amphipods
Still that familiar meroplanktonic larvae we know and love! Special Name: Zoea
Still No Skeleton – Molting Instead
The Smallest, Most Abundant Crustacean in the World’s Oceans: The Little Copepod ??What’s the largest Crustacean?? Are You “CooCoo” for Copepods? Krill Kill Memory Jogger – why is this Crustacean Arthropod sad ? “ Help me!. . . . .I have no ice left to live in!”. . . . “My world is melting!. . . What am I supposed to eat?”. . . Where are all these jellyfish coming from?. . .
What’s Going On Here???? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMxY4c5SeIs http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/09/060921-krill-video.html
http://library.thinkquest.org/J001418/what.html Which Numbers Belong To Which Phyla? (Try the rest for a good review before the unit test!)