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Big Sur runs alongside the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary in Trip 7.
Photo by Jake Faulstich

Trip 7 Topics

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Biology Topics

  • ALGAE
  • COELOMATA
  • “LOWER” CHORDATES
  • BIRDS
  • MONOTREMATA
  • MARSUPIALS
  • Kelp Forest
  • Open Ocean
  • Deep Sea
  • Alkaline Lake
  • Chaparral
  • Deserts (Great Basin, Mojave and Colorado)
  • Non-Native Animals
  • Fossils: Pliestocene
  • Anaerobic respiration (wine)
ORGANISMS:
  • Methanococci – Methanococcus
  • Bacillariophyta – Diatoms
  • Phaeophyceae – Brown Algae
  • Rhodophyta – Red Algae
  • Clorophyceae – Green Algae
  • Ulvophyceae – Green Algae
  • Zygnemophyceae – Desmids
  • Charales – Stoneworts
  • Ephedrales – Ephedra
  • Pennatulacea – Sea Pens
  • Ceriantharia – Tube-Dwelling Anemones
  • Actinaria – Sea Anemones
  • Scyphozoa - Jellyfishes
  • Hydrozoa - Hydras
  • Ctenophora – Comb Jellies
  • Nemertea – Ribbon Worms
  • Sipunculida – Peanut Worms
  • Polychaeta – Sandworms, Bloodworms, etc.
  • Echiura – Spoonworms
  • Pogonophora – Tube Worms
  • Aplacophora – Solenogasters
  • Polyplacophora – Chitons
  • Scaphopoda – Straight Tuskshell
  • Docoglossa – Limpets
  • Caenogastropoda – Conchs, Cone Shells, Whelks
  • Heterobranchia – Sea Hares, Rissos, "Bubbles"
  • Vetigastropoda – Abalones
  • Pulmonata – Freshwater and Land Snails
  • Nautiloidea – Nautiluses
  • Decapodiformes – Squids, Cuttlefishes
  • Octopodiformes – Octopuses, Vampire Squids
  • Pycnogonida – Sea Spiders
  • Cephalocarida – Horseshoe Shrimps
  • Chaetognatha – Arrow Worms
  • Asteroidea – Starfishes
  • Ophiuroidea – Brittle Stars
  • Echinoidea – Sea Urchins
  • Holothuroidea – Sea Cucumbers
  • Crinoidea – Feather Stars
  • Hemichordata – Acorn Worms
  • Urochordata – Tunicates
  • Myxiniformes – Hagfishes
  • Heterodontiformes - Bullhead Sharks
  • Carcharhiniformes - Ground Sharks, Reef Sharks
  • Dalatoidei - Sleeper Sharks, etc.
  • Echinorhiniformes - Bramble Sharks
  • Squalidae – Dogfish Sharks
  • Hexanchiformes - Frill and Cow Sharks
  • Squatiniformes – Angel Sharks
  • Pristiophoriformes – Saw Sharks
  • Stomiiformes – Lightfishes, etc.
  • Myctophiformes – Lanternfishes, etc.
  • Lampridiformes – Opahs, etc.
  • Lophiiformes – Anglerfishes
  • Beryciformes – Roughies, etc.
  • Sphenodontia - Tuataras
  • Apterygiformes – Kiwis
  • Casuariformes – Cassowaries, Emus
  • Struthioniformes – Ostriches
  • Tinamiformes – Tinamous
  • Turniciformes – Buttonquails
  • Bucerotiformes – Hornbills
  • Upupiformes – Hoopoes, Scimtar-Bills
  • Psittaciformes – Parrots, Macaws, Cockatoos, Lories
  • Pelecaniformes – Pelicans, Cormorants, Boobies
  • Procellariiformes – Petrels, Shearwaters
  • Podicipediformes – Grebes
  • Spheniciformes – Penguins
  • Ornithorhynchidae – Platypus
  • Tachyglossidae – Echidnas
  • Dasyuridae – Tasmanian Devil
  • Macropodidae – Kangaroos, Wallabies
  • Petauridae – Sugar Glider, Striped Possum
  • Phalangeridae – Common Brush-Tailed Possum
  • Phascolarctidae – Koalas
  • Vombatidae – Wombats
  • Hippopotamidae – Hippopotamuses
  • Suidae – Pigs
  • Camelidae – Camels
  • Aepycerotinae – Impala
  • Alcelaphinae – Wildebeests, Hartebeests, Gnus
  • Antilopinae - Gazelles
  • Cephalophinae – Duikers
  • Peleinae – Rheboks
  • Reduncinae – Reedbucks, Lechwes
  • Muntiacinae - Muntjacs, Tufted Deer
  • Giraffidae – Giraffes, Okapis
  • Moschidae – Musk Deer
  • Tragulidae – Chevrotains
  • Eschrichtiidae – Grey Whale
  • Physeteridae – Sperm Whales
  • Ziphiidae – Beaked Whales
  • Otariidae – Sea Lions
  • Phocidae – Seals
  • Herpestidae – Meercats
  • Viverridae – Civets
  • Dinomyidae – Pacarana
  • Hydrochaeridae – Capybara
  • Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus – Orangutan
  • Pan paniscus – Bonobo

Human Effects on the Environment and Our Own Health

  • Water Use and Diversion (Los Angeles, Joshua Tree/Palm Springs)

Personalities in Conservation and Nature

  • John Muir (Yosemite)
  • Steve "Crocodile Hunter" Irwin and Terri (San Diego Zoos - Steve is from Australia, Terri is from Eugene, OR)


 

 
Trip Menu
  1. Greater Yellowstone
  2. Southeast
  3. Northeast
  4. Four Corners
  5. Northwest
  6. Heartland
  7. California
    1. La Brea Tar Pits
    2. Wine Country
    3. Monterey Bay
    4. Yosemite National Park
    5. Mono Lake
    6. Death Valley National Park
    7. Ash Meadows NWR
    8. Nopah Range
    9. Joshua Tree National Park
    10. San Diego Zoo & Safari Park
    11. Mission Trails Regional Park
    • Trip 7 Topics
  8. Great Lakes
  9. Southwest
  10. Mid-Atlantic
  11. Alaska
  12. Hawaii
 

Trip 7 Map


Alternate Sites:

  • Mojave National Preserve
  • Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
  • CuriOdyssey (Coyote Point Museum)
  • Henry Coe State Park
  • Central Valley
  • Death Valley National Park (including Devil's Hole, home of the Devil's Hole Pupfish - Cyprinodon diabolis)
  • Yucca Mountain
  • Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge - US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Alexander Hills
Other Points of Interest
  • Palo Duro Canyon
  • Golden Gate Bridge/Fort Point
  • Route 66


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