Transcript of "Fish presentation by 8th grade internet class"
By 8th Grade Internet Class
Seahorses • Seahorses look like a combination of animals-head like a horse, tail like a monkey and pouches like a kangaroo. • The seahorse is the only animal in the animal kingdom where the male is pregnant. • Largest seahorse is the Potbelly and can be up to 14 inches long. • Baby seahorses live in males protective pouch. • largest collection of charismatic animal . • Smallest seahorse is 1/2 inch long known as the Satomis Pygmy Seahorses. • More than 15 species . • Seahorse life-grown up, attract mates, and give birth. • Seahorses have no stomach and no teeth. • The small fin on their back can flutter up to 35 times per second. • They may not look like a fish but they are true fishes • They are very monogamous."The Secret Lives of Seahorses." Monterey Bay Aquarium. Web. 22 Apr. 2012. <http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/efc/seahorse.aspx>"Seahorse." National Geographic. Web. 22 Apr. 2012. <http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/fish/sea-horse/>.. By: Yamilex MendezWild Heart Ranch Inc., . "facts about sea horse." i sea horses. wild heart ranch, 2007. Web. 22 Apr 2012.
Portuguese Man o WarThe Portuguese man-of-war is a siphonophore, an animal made up of a colony of organisms working together.Its long tentacles can extend 165 feetFor humans, a man-of-war sting is very painful, but almost never deadly.Man-of-wars can be found sometimes in groups of 1,000 or more.They have no means of movement and either drift on the currents or catch the wind with their air sacs.To avoid threats on the surface, they can deflate their air bags and briefly sink under.
Green Sea Turtles!• Turtles are reptiles• Turtles are of the order Testudines• They are characterised by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs that acts as a shield.• For more than 100 million years, sea turtles have charted the seven seas.• Turtles are omnivores• Turtles usually live over 100 years• Six of the seven breeds of Sea Turtles are endangered• They require air to survive• Sea turtles live in almost every ocean basin throughout the world, nesting on tropical and subtropical beaches.• They migrate long distances to feed, often swimming across entire oceans.• "Facts About Sea Turtles." Facts About Sea Turtles. Sea Turtles. Web. 18 May 2012. <http://www.seeturtles.org/43/sea- turtle-facts.html>.
GREAT WHITE SHARKS!!!* Great White Sharks are the largest predatory fish in the sea.* Great White Sharks Meat is not recommended to eat by humans because of its high mercury level.*Great Whites live on all coasts except Antarcticas.*A Great White can lose up to 1000 teeth in one lifetime.*Lives for about 25 years.*They rarely attack humans, if they do, its because they mistake you for a Seal.*In one year, a Great White can eat up to 11 tons of food.
• Dolphins are about 8 feet long and can way in between 440- 660 lbs• Dolphins can live up to 80 years• Dolphins are found world wide• Half of a dolphins brain always go to sleep the other half stays awake to prevent drowning
Juvenile Cowfish • Descends from the family of boxfish or trunkfish • Scientific name: Acanthostracion quadricornis • Covered with six-sides hexagonal scales • Move in with a sluggish, rowing motion"Cowfish Often Graze along Hawaiis Reefs." Cowfish Often Graze along Hawaiis Reefs. Web. 23 May 2012. <http://www.susanscott.net/OceanWatch2010/mar-01-10.html>."Cowfish Often Graze along Hawaiis Reefs." Cowfish Often Graze along Hawaiis Reefs. Web. 23 May 2012. <http://www.susanscott.net/OceanWatch2010/mar-01-10.html>.
Killer Whales••• Killer whales are the largest types of dolphins in the world.• Killer whales are also one of the world greatest predators.• They feast on marine mammals such as seals and sea lions.• Killer whales hunt in deadly pods, family groups of up to 40 individuals.• Each pod has distinctive noises that its members will recognize even at a distance• Average sized orcas may eat about 500 pounds.• Orcas are called the wolves of the sea for their great hunting skills. Male orcas weigh, on average, 8,000 to 12,000 pounds. Female orcas weigh 3,000 to 8,000 pounds."Orcas (Killer Whales)." National Geographic. Web. 23 May 2012. <http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/orca/>"Killer Whale (Orca)." National Geographic. Web. 23 May 2012. <http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/killer-whale
Star Fish! o Starfish or sea stars are echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea. o About 1,800 living species of starfish occur in all the worlds oceans, including the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Southern Oceans regions. o Starfish dont have eyes but they are not completely blind. Also there are over 2,000 species of starfish worldwide!• o Some have 12 arms others 4 and most 5. o Star fish do not have a brain and they do not have blood in their body.
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