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Report on invertabrates

Postby dancer4Christ » Fri Jan 21, 2005 4:28 am

Hey!
I have a oral report on any invertabrate I want coming up. Got any suggustions?
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Postby mith » Fri Jan 21, 2005 4:30 am

compare and contrast the advantages of invertebrates vs vertebrates?
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Postby bioguy » Sat Jan 22, 2005 7:51 am

how about adaptions occuring in marine inverts compared to those of terestrial?
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Postby 2810712 » Sat Jan 22, 2005 7:59 am

I think, EVOLUTIONARY RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN INVERTIBRATES will give you a good project and help U understand them better .
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Postby dancer4Christ » Sat Jan 22, 2005 9:32 pm

Actually, I need to do a report on a specific invertabrate like a certain breed of jellyfish or something.
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Postby bioguy » Sun Jan 23, 2005 2:21 am

mantis or pistol shrimp. their very interesting in the way their claws are adapted.
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HEMICHORDATE

Postby 2810712 » Mon Jan 24, 2005 4:53 am

If U choose a hemichordate [ if allowed as invertibrate ] it will give U good IDa about characteristics of vertebrates & invertibrates and evolution ...........
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Postby biostudent84 » Mon Jan 24, 2005 7:53 am

I personally like the scorpion. It is one of the few animals with FOUR natural weapons...two claws, a mouth and a tail.
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Postby snRPS564 » Mon Jan 24, 2005 11:56 pm

As i studied taxonomy, i realized that almost every animal is an invertabrate. Evolutionarily, before you get to skeletal fishes, every animal was an invertabrate. if you don't think of amphibians, reptiles, aves or mammals, than you can chose one out of every other phylum (other than chordata). you could chose every type of worm (round, segmented, tape), all mollusks, all jellies, all of arthropoda (arachnids, insects, millipedes, centipedes, crustaceans), and all of echinodermata (sea stars). only one (chordata) out of the 9 animal phyla are vertebrates.
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Postby thank.darwin » Fri Jan 28, 2005 1:38 am

dancer4Christ wrote:Actually, I need to do a report on a specific invertabrate like a certain breed of jellyfish or something.


It still would be good to compare what ever you chose to other invertabrates. That way you will get a better sence for the invertabrate you chose and you will be able to present your topic with more backround information.
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