Feeding Strategies of Marine Animals: Types & Examples


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Which of the following describes a marine animal that explores its territory in search for small suspended organisms to eat?

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1. Suspension feeders feed on what?

2. What do deposit feeders eat?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This brief quiz and worksheet test your ability to answer questions about the feeding tactics of marine animals, such as the kind of animal that would be considered a deposit feeder. You can take the quiz at any time.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • A marine animal that actively searches for its food
  • What suspension feeders and deposit feeders eat
  • Gross ecological efficiency
  • An example of a deposit feeder

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a marine animal that explores its territory in search for its food
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as suspension feeders and deposit feeders
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about ecosystems with gross ecological efficiency

Additional Learning

Continue learning about this topic with the lesson titled Feeding Strategies of Marine Animals: Types & Examples. Here are examples of the information you'll find in this lesson:

  • An overview of feeding methods
  • The feeding method of crabs
  • Why some plankton and small organisms die