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S. Zooplankton Classification. P. P. Ctenophora Comb Jellies. ArthropodaCrustacea Copepods. P. Salps. S. Foraminifera (Forams). Single-celled Calcium carbonate ‘shell’. P. Foraminifera - carbonate. S. Ctenophora. Comb jellies Exclusively marine Bioluminescent.

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Zooplankton Classification


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P

Ctenophora Comb Jellies

ArthropodaCrustacea

Copepods


P

Salps


S

Foraminifera (Forams)

Single-celled

Calcium carbonate ‘shell’


P

Foraminifera -

carbonate


S

Ctenophora

Comb jellies

Exclusively marine

Bioluminescent


Ctenophore

S


Ctenophore

P


S

Cnidaria

Jellyfish, siphonophores, corals

Soft-bodied

Radially Symmetrical


Jellyfish

P


Jellyfish

S


P

Siphonophore


Portugese Man-O-War

P


Portugese Men-O-War

S


S

Arthropoda

Class Crustacea

Copepods


P

Copepod


S

Copepod


S

Arthropoda

Class Crustacea

Euphausiids

(krill)


S

Mollusca

Most with calcium carbonate shells


Mollusc - nudibranch

S

Siphonophore


S

Purple Sea

Snail


S

Many, many purple sea snails


S

A pelagic mollusc without a carbonate shell


P

A pelagic snail with

A carbonate shell


S

Another pelagic snail without a

carbonate shell


S

Chordata

Urochordata

Salps


P

“Baby salps”

Water comes out

Water goes in

A Salp


P


P

Diel Vertical Migration


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