Humid Tropics: Part 4

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Humid Tropics: Part 4
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  1. ID: Damselfish
  2. ID: Butterfly fish
    • -eat corals
  3. ID: Angelfish


    -eat sponges
  4. ID: Cardinalfishes
    • c-
    • -nocturnal
    • -red except in pacific
  5. ID: Grouper and Basslet


  6. ID: Parrotfishes
    pa
  7. ID: Wrasses
  8. ID: Surgeon Fish
  9. ID: Blennies
  10. ID: Gobies
  11. Class Reptila: Sea Turtles
    • Phylum: chordata
    • class: reptilia
    • -150 million years old-
    • lay eggs with no moon on the beach
    • -omnivores
  12. Common species of sea turtles
    • 1. Green
    • 2. Hawkbill 
    • 3. Leatherback
  13. Natural History of Turtles
    • -150 million years old
    • - aquatic, except when laying eggs
    • -migrate
    • -carnivores mainly (jellyfish, quids, soft corals etc.)
    • -all species are threatened or endangered today
  14. turtle threats
    • -fishing nets (TED)
    • -no beaches as sea levels rise
    • -lights from buildings
    • -trash 
    • -looks like jellyfishs(Plastic bags)
  15. Sea Snakes: Natural History
    • -Worlds most poisonous animal;
    • -teeth go backwards
    • -docile
    • -50 species
  16. ID: Green Turtle
  17. ID: Hawkbill turtle
  18. ID: Leatherback Turtle
  19. Sea Cows and Manatees
    -Class and Order
    • class: mamalaria
    • order: sirenia
  20. Species of Sea Cows and Manatees
    • -dugongs
    • -west indian manatee
    • -amazon manatee
    • -west african manatee
  21. Threats of Manatees
    • -Habitat destruction
    • -boats
    • -hunting
  22. West Indian Manatee
    eats seagrass and migrates based on temperature
  23. THREE WAYS POLYNESIANS FIND ISLANDS
    • 1. clouds (over islands)-bird watching (albatross, no land;
    • 2. small birds mean land within 500 miles, and pelicans mean 30-40 miles to land)
    • 3. how the boat rocked (primary and secondary swells)
  24. English speaking Caribbean Islands
    • -Bahamas,
    • -Jamaica
    • -Grenada,
    • -Barbados,
    • -Trinidad,
    • -Key West,
    • -Key Largo
  25. French speaking Caribbean Islands
    • -Haiti,
    • -Guadeloupe,
    • -Martinique
  26. Dutch speaking Caribbean Islands
    • -Curacao,
    • -Aruba,
    • -Donaire
  27. Spanish speaking Caribbean Islands
    • -Dominican Republic
    • -Puerto Rico
    • -Cuba

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