Starfish parts and functions

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
general term for reproductive organs
Connects to mouth; extruded during feeding
Connects to anus and digestive glands; stays in during feeding
Makes bile and absorbs nutrients
contains radial nerve & radial canal
Calcium carbonate plates that form the endoskeleton
Holds tubefeet on aboral side
Sense light and dark
Pinchers that keep the surface clear
Provide protection
Skin extensions between spines that gas exchange & remove nitrogen waste
Side with the mouth and ambulacral groove
Side with the madreporite and anus
winged larva seen in Echinodermata