Procedure
Part A:
Sandy Beach Community

• To Answer question 1 - 12 use the information in "Sandy Beach Community" section to list the 6 different zones in sequence and give 2 important characteristics for each in Lab 9 Lab Report.

• You will be taking a virtual tour of the tidal zone.
• Use the information in the Marine Life book (Tab next to Lab report Tab above) and the following images to answer the remaining questions in Part A of Lab 9 Lab Report.
• On the slides are 4 organisms often found in each of the tidal zones.
• The number for each organism corresponds to a page number in the Marine Life Book (on Blackboard)
• Select ONE of the four organisms from each zone to complete Part A in Lab 9 Lab Report.

Image shows 4 organisms in the subtidal zone. Images are not to scale, and each organism has a number associated with it. The organisms are 10 a sea star, 12 a Sand dollar, 23 a horseshoe crab, 9 a Red beard sponge.
Image shows 4 organisms in the Intertidal zone. Images are not to scale, and each organism has a number associated with it. The organisms are 14 Northern Rock Barnacle, 18 Blue Claw Crab, 25 Blue mussels, 34 Northern moon shell.
Image shows 4 organisms in the Supratidal zone. Images are not to scale, and each organism has a number associated with it. The organisms are 8 Beach Grass, 15 Sand hopper, 21 Fiddler crab, 24 Greenhead flies.

Part B:
Birds in Marine Environments

• The image here shows 4 birds often found in Marine Environments.
• Then number for each bird corresponds to a page number in the Marine Life Book (in Blackboard).
• Select one of the four birds to complete Part B in Lab 9 Lab Report.

Image shows 4 Birds in Marine Environments. Images are not to scale, and each organism has a number associated with it. The organisms are 49 Hooded Merganser, 50 Wood Duck51 Pintail Duck, 52 Bufflehead.

Part C:
Cetaceans

• The image here shows different types of cetaceans.
• Use the information on cetaceans in this lab manual and on Page 134 of the Marine Life Book (in Blackboard)  to complete Part C of your Lab 9 Lab Report.
• Select ONE baleen whale and ONE toothed whale to complete Part C.
• NOTE - Baleen whales include: Blue whales, Fin whales, Sei whales, Northern Right whales, Bowheads, or Greenland Right whales, Minke whales, Humpback whales and Grey whales.
• Tooth whales include  Sperm whales, Killer whales (or orcas), Narwhals and Belugas.

Image shows a variety of cetaceans and gives both their common name, scientific name and their size. In the image we see a Blue whale Balaenoptera musculus29.9m (98ft), a Gray whale Eschrichtius robustus 11.6m (39 ft), a Humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae, a14m (46 ft), a Fin whale Balaenoptera physalus 20m (65ft), a Baird’s beaked whale Berardius bairdii 4.5m (15ft), a Sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus 15.8m (52ft), a Sei whale Balaenoptera borealis 18.2m (60ft), a Beluga whale Delphinapterus leucas 4.3m (14ft). a Narwhal Monodon monoceros 5.2m (17ft), a Killer whale Orcinus orca 7.6m (25ft), a Northern Right whale Eubalaena glacialis 14m (46ft), a Minke whale Balaenoptera acutorostrata 5.4m (18ft), and a Bowhead or Greenland Right whale Balaena mysticetus 18.2m (60 ft).

Part D:
Organisms of the North Atlantic Ocean

• On these  slides are 4 fish and 4 crustaceans or mollusks commonly found in the North Atlantic.
• The number for each fish corresponds to a page number in the Marine FISH book (not the Marine Life Book).
• Select one of the four fish to complete Part D in lab 9 Lab Report.
• The number for each crustacean or mollusk corresponds to a page number in the Marine LIFE book .
• Select one of the four crustaceans or mollusks to complete Part D in lab 9 Lab Report.

Image shows 4 fishes of the north Atlantic. Images are not to scale, and each organism has a number associated with it. The organisms are 7 Bull shark, 88 Blue fish, 93 Albacore, 133 Ocean sunfish.
Image shows 4 crustaceans or mollusks of the north Atlantic. Images are not to scale, and each organism has a number associated with it. The organisms are 18 Blue claw crab, 27 Scallop, 32 Razor clam, 44 Northern lobster.

Part E:
Reading Maps

Image shows a map of Asia highlighting China and its capital Beijing. Lines of latitude on the map include 20˚ and 40˚N. Lines of longitude include 70˚E, 85˚E, 100˚ E, 115˚E, 130˚ E, and 145˚ E.
Image shows a map of North America. Lines of latitude on the map include15˚N, 30˚N, 45˚N, and 60˚N. Line of longitude shown are 150˚W, 135˚W, 120˚W, 105˚W, 90˚W, 75˚W, 60˚W and 45˚W.
Image shows a map of South America. Lines of latitude on the map include 10˚N. 0˚ (the equator), 10˚S, 20˚S, 30˚S, 40˚S, and 50˚S. Line of longitude shown are 20˚W, 30˚W, 40˚W., 50˚W, 60˚W, 70˚W and 80˚W.

Part F:
Understanding Tides

• Use the Tide charts (Table 9.1) and moons in this Lab Manual to complete Part F of your lab 9 Lab Report.

After you have submitted your Lab Report Via Google please go to Blackboard, select the Lab for this week and the "Grading Rubric" . Then select "Write Submission" and type in "I have submitted my Lab Report Via Google docs"
This will allow me to enter a grade that you can see on Blackboard in your grade book for each lab.

Non-majors College Biology Lab Manual © 2021 by Marie McGovern Ph.D. is licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0