Phylum Pyrrophyta

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  1. What is an example of a protist in this phylum?
    Dinoflagellate
  2. How does it move around?
    It move by using flagella.
  3. Are they photosynthetic?
    Yes.
  4. How do they reproduce?
    They produce through binary fission.
  5. What does it have to defend itself?
    Many have armored plates, and have a rigid cell wall.
  6. Many are luminescent, what does it mean?
    • They could glow in the water when disturbed.
    • "Pyrro" also means fire.
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Phylum Pyrrophyta
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