FC: A to Z Under the Sea | By: Kelsie Howard
1: ECE Block Fall 2012 Section 1
2: A is for angelfish. | Angelfish are intelligent and can recognize their owners.
3: B is for blowfish. | Blowfish can range in size from one inch long to over two feet long.
4: C is for clam. | Clams that are undisturbed can live to be anywhere from 33 to 36 years old.
5: D is for dolphin. | Male dolphins are called bulls. Female dolphins are called cows. Baby dolphins are called calves.
6: E is for eel. | Eels can travel on land for short distances.
7: F is for flounder. | Flounders can weigh up to 600 pounds.
8: Goosefish may swallow multiple fish at one time that are equal to their own weight. | G is for goosefish.
9: Hermit crabs are nocturnal. They sleep during the day and are awake at night. | H is for hermit crab.
10: I is for isopods. | Isopods live in fresh water, salt water, and even on land.
11: J is for jellyfish. | A group of jellyfish is called a smack.
12: Killer whales have 40 to 500 teeth that are up to four inches long. | K is for killer whale.
13: Lobster's "brains" are in their throats, and their teeth are in their stomachs. | L is for lobster.
14: M is for manta ray. | Manta rays can be up to 25 feet long and can weigh up to 5,000 pounds.
15: N is for narwhal. | The narwhal's horn, or tusk, can grow to ten feet long.
16: An octopus's blood is blue. | O is for octopus.
17: Plankton is the basic food of all large ocean animals. | P is for plankton.
18: Q is for queen conch. | Queen conch are "right-handed." Looking at the pointed crown, the spiral shell coils to the right.
19: R is for ratfish. | Ratfish have smooth skin with no scales.
20: Seahorses have no teeth and no stomachs. | S is for seahorse.
21: Some turtles can live for more than 200 years. | T is for turtle.
22: U is for urchin. | Sea urchins can clone themselves.
23: V is for viperfish. | The viperfish is only about twelve inches long.
24: Whales can swim at speeds of up to thirty miles per hour. | W is for whale.
25: X-Ray fish are found in calm, coastal waters as well as in dense, vegetated swamps. | X is for x-ray fish.
26: Y is for yellow-finned tuna. | The yellow-finned tuna's belly and sides are covered by vertical lines.
27: Z is for zooplankton. | Zooplankton is made up of hundreds of thousands of different species of animals.
28: The information in this book came from: | http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/ http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/facts/ http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/animals.html http://www.animalfactguide.com/ http://a-z-animals.com/
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