Wis 2040 Topics 1-9

The California Wildlife Protection Act (Proposition 117) banned hunting of ——.
Mountain Lions

——: Mountain Lions have never been know to kill humans.
FALSE

BTO researchers found that the —— had increased to higher numbers than ever reported throughout history.
Grey Heron

Agriculturalists in Britain blamed the declines in some species on predation by ——.
sparrow hawks

——: At the 2002 CITES meeting, the US agreed with the motion to allow a one time sale of ivory stockpiled in five African nations.
TRUE

A study of 24 species of —— birds in Britain conducted by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) found that although many species were declining a few species were increasing.
breeding

—— is one of the African nations that argued for lifting the ban on ivory trade.
Zimbabwe

—— is the nation that joined Kenya and fought against permanently lifting the ban on ivory trade.
India

Voters in Oregon banned the hunting of mountain lions with ——.
hounds

In one study of British farmland birds researchers found that about —— of all European birds are now a conservation concern.
20.00%

Cougars have recently been found in South Dakota and ——.
Minnesota

—— species of kangaroo are only harvested on Flinders Island and Tasmania.
Two

In ——, CITES banned international trade in ivory.
1989

the Predator Defense Institute attacked the —— state wildlife agency over its methods for studying mountain lion population size.
Oregon

—— Is the animal rights advocacy group that led the campaign to ban the sale of kangaroo meat in UK grocery stores.
Viva!

Although Japan supported the one time sale of ivory, the sale was opposed by ——.
China

Researches believe that the declines seen in British farmland birds are due to ——.
farming practices

According to Viva!, —— is the nation that imports the greatest amount of kangaroo meat.
Bulgaria

—— was the non-African nation that wanted the ivory trade to be reinstated.
Japan

Most of the kangaroo meat commercially harvested in Australia is exported to —— countries.
European

—— species of kangaroo are harvested commercially on the mainland of Australia.
Five

Priority numbers for listing species under the ESA are based on ——.
population size

Prairie dogs are especially vulnerable to ——.
Sylvatic Plague

The state of Louisiana constructed —— plants to process nutria for human consumption.
six

The population of Black-tailed Prairie Dogs in Lubbock, Texas could be as high as ——.
40000

The main problem caused by Nutria in Louisiana is that they ——.
destroy wetland and farmland vegetation

When exposed to air, phostoxin reacts to form ——.
hydrogen phosphide

The range of Black-footed Ferret historically coincided more or less with the range of ——.
prairie dogs

Varmint hunters shoot prairie dogs chiefly for ——.
fun

——: The Black-tailed Prairie dog is protected by state law in several states.
FALSE

Nutria were introduced to the US from ——.
Argentina

The largest population of re-introduced black-footed ferrets (164 individuals) is in ——.
South Dakota

In August 2004, based on new information, the USFWS ruled that the Black-tailed Prairie Dog should ——.
not be listed

The —— Prairie Dog inhabits the short grass prairie zone of the Great Planes.
Black-tailed

A total of —— nutria was processed in 1996-1997 for human consumption in Louisiana.

When first considered for listing under the ESA, the Black-tailed Prairie dog was assigned a priority number of ——.
8

Wide scale poisioning of prairie dogs was undertaken between 1920 and 1970 by the agency now known as ——.
USDA Wildlife Services

The individuals used in re-introductions of the black-footed ferret came from ——.
captive breeding

The cost of removing 300 prairie dogs from the Lubbock site was ——.
$17,000.00

About 150 nutria were able to escape from “escape proof” cages in Louisiana in 1940 following ——.
a hurricane

In Louisiana, authorities recently hoped to persuade the public to ——.
eat nutria meat

The —— Prairie Dog is listed as endangered.
Utah

Since European contact, the Black-tailed Prairie dog has lost about —— of its original 100 million acres of habitat.
99.00%

In 1981, a population of Black-footed Ferrets was found near Meeteese in ——.
Wyoming

Black-footed ferrets are vulnerable to —— as well as sylvatic plague.
canine distemper

The —— is a once commercially important native North American furbearer that weighs about 2 lbs.
muskrat

——: In 1999, the USFWS ruled that there was sufficient evidence to warrant an emergency listing for the Black-tailed Prairie Dog.
FALSE

In 1999 petitioners listed —— threats to the Black-tailed Prairie Dog.
three

Recently trappers in Louisiana were earning about —— per nutria pelt.
$<3

Petitioners originally sought an “emergency” —— categorization for the Black-tailed Prairie Dog in 1994.
candidate 2

Nutria were originally introduced ——.
to establish a fur industry

Once thought to be extinct, a population of Black-footed Ferrets was found in —— in 1964.
South Dakota

Officials in Lubbock plan to use —— to kill prairie dogs.
phostoxin

Phostoxin reacts with —————— in the atmosphere to become activated.
H2O

Priority numbers for listing species under the ESA are based on ——.
population size

By the late 1950s there roughly —— nutria in the US.
20 million

According to Seton, at the start of the twentieth century there were —— prairie dogs on the Great Plains.
5 billion

——: All ranchers in the US oppose wolf re-introductions.
FALSE

A hunter from Louisiana, who shot a radio-collared lynx in Colorado, was fined ——.
>$18000

Sea Horses are especially popular in markets in traditional medicine in ——.
China

When re-introduced wolves kill livestock where they are re-introduced, the livestock owner is ——.
paid fair market value for the loss

Re-introductions of Canada Lynx in Colorado all took place on —— land.
National Forest

Management of snow geese legally falls under the —— Act of 1918.
Migratory Bird Treaty

Canada Lynx feed principally on ——.
Snowshoe Hares

Fishers (Martes pennati) have recently been re-introduced to the state of ——.
Tennessee

Sea horses commonly live over ——.
beds of sea grass

——: The Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow spends the winter in Cuba.
FALSE

The —— is the organization that has vehemently opposed Lynx re-introductions to Colorado.
Farm Bureau

Cape Sable Seaside Sparrows typically nest in ——.
one meter tall saw grass

Fishers are members of the —— family.
weasel

Many sea horses are harvested by fishers from ——.
the Philippines

Sea Horses are actually ——.
bony fish

Moulton was able to buy some dried seahorses at a market in ——.
Tarpon Springs

The Dusky Seaside Sparrow that went extinct in Florida was a victim of ——.
Development

A favorite food of fishers in some areas is ——.
porcupine

A female snow goose can lose —— of her body mass producing a single clutch.
40.00%

The fisher re-introductions were funded in part by ——.
Duracell

In a poll, —— of Australians favored the killing of feral cats.
75.00%

—— is the non-governmental organization that pushed for and participated in the re-introduction of gray wolves to Idaho and Yellowstone National Park.
Defenders of Wildlife

When the USFWS increased the bag limit on snow geese, the —— sued them to stop the increase.
HSUS

—— is the non-governmental organization that claims increased numbers of snow geese are destroying arctic vegetation.
Ducks Unlimited

“Egging”, means the removal of eggs from snow goose nests will likely be ineffective in managing snow geese because ——.
nests are far from any people

There are an estimated —— feral cats in Australia.
12 million

One concern regarding the harvest in Big Cypress NP was the amount of air boat damage to the habitat of Snail Kites and ——.
Cape Sable Seaside Sparrows

Piping plovers in Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge were mostly preyed on by —— gulls.
Great Black-backed

——: Piping Plovers are restricted to the east coast of the United States.
FALSE

——: Black Skimmers benefited from gull control at Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge.
TRUE

A frog gig is basically a ——.
multi-pronged spear

According to the Miami Herald in 1996 people were killing —— worth of frogs per night.
$700.00

As noted in lecture, there are —— main foraging types (not species!) of gulls.
2

Wisconsin deer may have been infected with CWD by eating ——.
Protein pellets

In 1996, public outcry led to a ban on the harvest of —— in Big Cypress National Preserve.
frogs

——: Before 1996, frog gigging for consumption by a person’s family was legal in Big Cypress National Preserve.
TRUE

USFWS scientists wanted to kill certain gulls at the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge in Massachusetts because the gulls were ——.
killing federally listed Piping Plovers

CWD is caused by ——.
Prions

In April 1996 a ranger in Big Cypress found that 67 boats of frog leg catches weighed —— lbs.
4500

The USFWS used —— to kill gulls in Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge.
DRC-1339

CWD was first seen in captive deer in ——.
Colorado

In Wisconsin, authorities plan to kill —— deer in a circle with a 10 mile radius around a spot where 18 deer tested positive for CWD.
25000

—— is one of the species that benefited most from gull culling at Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge.
Common Terns

People in Kentucky developed Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease like symptoms after eating —— brains.
Squirrel

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is similar to —— seen in England.
Mad Cow Disease

The frog most sought after in Big Cypress National Preserve was the —— frog.
pig

CWD has been known to infect —— as well as deer.
Elk

The —— Gull is a common scavenging species of the Gulf Coast of Florida.
Laughing

White line disease is found in certain —— in Florida.
corals

—— is an example of a wildlife classification scheme based on an international agreement.
CITES

The structurally simplest animals we discussed are the ——.
sponges

—— are extremely dangerous species found in the region of tropical Australia.
Box Jellyfish

Cannonball jellyfish are a good species for commercial harvest because they ——.
have high reproductive rates

Bleaching of coral reefs can be caused by ——.
environmental stress

—— is a cellular structure that is typical only of species in the kingdom Fungi.
Cell wall of chitin

Sponges once were, but no longer are, commercially harvested out of ——.
Key West

Red tides are caused by a species from the kingdom ——.
protista

Species in the kingdom —— are characterized by having prokaryotic cells.
Monera

Red Tides toxins are produced by ——.
Dinoflagellates

—— are cells that trap tiny food particles as water flows through the body wall of sponges.
Collar cells

Coral reefs are formed by species in the phylum ——.
Cnidaria

Currently the market for US caught cannonball jellyfish exists especially in ——.
Korea

——: Plants are not listed by CITES.
FALSE

Intracellular digestion by amoebocytes is typical of ——.
sponges

Most of the species listed by CITES are categorized in Appendix ——.
II

Roughly —— nations have signed the CITES agreement.
164

There are basically —— kinds of red tides.
3

——: Red tides are not always characterized by a change in the water color.
TRUE

Cannonball jellyfish belong to the Phylum ——.
cnidaria

Which of the following is the correct sequence in going from smaller groups to larger? ——.
Life > Domain > Kingdom > Phylum > Class > Order > Family > Genus > Species

Most non-phylogenetic wildlife classification schemes are based on ——.
distribution and abundance

Which of the following is the correct sequence in groing from larger groups to smaller? ——.
See below

Today sponges are commercially harvested in Florida only out of ——.
Tarpon Springs

When —— are low, some organisms that cause red tides revert to sexual reproduction.
resources

International trade in endangered species is monitored by ——.
CITES

According to MPM many wildlifers, if given a choice would study ——.
CMVs

Only species in the class —— can be exempt of provisions in the Endangered Species Act.
insecta

Scallops are members of the phylum ——.
Mollusca

——: The Schaus Swallowtail Butterfly once occurred statewide in Florida.
FALSE

Creating stepping-stone habitat is a technique used by Dr. Tom Emmel to aid the ——.
Schaus Swallowtail Butterfly

The blastula is a ——.
hollow ball of cells

The MFC left the recreational scallop season open for 2 months because of ——.
economic pressure

After the scallops declined, the state (through the MFC) banned commercial harvest of scallops ——.
statewide

Scallops began to disappear in the region of the Gulf of Mexico ——.
south of the Suwanee river

The FWC lists —— species of invertebrates as being threatened, or endangered.
8

Lobsters and shrimp are species in the phylum ——.
Anthropoda

Flatworms belong to the phylum ——.
Platyhelminthes

The solid ball of cells formed through cleavage is called a ——.
morula

A pseudocoelom is characteristic of the ——.
nematodes

The Schaus Swallowtail butterfly may avoid extinction in the wild because of a partnership between conservation scientists and a —— association.
golfing

Members of the Phylum Platyhelminthes (Flatworms) have —— secondary body cavity.
no

Before 1997 the scallop season ran for —— months in Florida.
9

The Schaus Swallowtail butterfly survived because a few individuals were ——.
none of these (not protected by the NPS, naturally large, or had mated with an introduced species)

In deuterostomes the —— froms from the blastopore.
anus

The blastopore becomes the mouth in the development of ——.
protostomes

—— is one of the three most represented phyla of invertebrates listed by FCREPA.
Cnidaria

The invertebrate phylum —— has no species listed by the FWC.
Porifera

The —— is an introduced species in North America that belongs to the phylum Mollusca.
Zebra Mussel

A true coelom is a secondary body cavity that is surrounded by ——.
mesoderm and mesoderm

By 1984 the Schaus Swallowtail Butterfly was reduced to a total of —— individuals.
70

The Schaus Swallowtail butterfly is found only in ——.
the Florida Keys

Moulton believes that few invertebrate species are federally listed in Florida because invertebrates ——.
have not been studied extensively

Embyonic genes switch on during the —— phase of development.
gastrula

The Schaus Swallowtail butterfly was nearly wiped out in 1992 because of ——.
Hurricane Andrew

When the Welland canal was deepened —— invaded Lake Erie.
lampreys

Natives on the Yukon River harvest nemeryaq which are actually ——.
lampreys

The —— are chordates that are sessile as adults and/but have a free-swimming larva.
urochordata

——: All lampreys are parasitic.
FALSE

TFM is a chemical once used to control ——.
lampreys

The parasitic sea lamprey is characterized by having ——.
an oral disk

All chordates have ——.
dorsal hollow nerve cord

——refers to the developmental change from juvenile to adult.
Metamorphosis

The phylum chordate is subdivided into —— subphyla.
3

Fish that live in marine environments and ascend creeks and streams to breed are called ——.
anadromous

——: The four chordate characteristics are all visible in the adults of all chordate species.
FALSE

Some species of —— are catadromous species.
eels

—— use slime production as a defense mechanism.
Hagfish

All chordates have ——.
pharyngeal gill slits

There are about —— species of jawless vertebrates in the world today.
70

——: Lampreys are chiefly catadromous.
FALSE

When lampreys reached the upper Great Lakes the —— fishery collapsed.
Lake Trout

Typically, invertebrates use their gills for ——.
feeding

Modern hagfishes are found only in —— environments.
marine

The currently accepted theory among biologists on the evolution of the vertebrates is based on ——hyphothesis.
Garstang’s

TFM may be replaced in the future by ——.
Baylucide

The Ostracoderms may have used the bone in their skin for ——.
a mineral reservoir

The sea squirts belong to the subphylum ——.
urochordata

Sea urchins belong to the phylum ——.
Echinodermata

The Ostracoderms may have used their bony skin for ——.
protection

Amphioxus is a typical member of the subphylum ——.
cephalochordate

—— is the phylum of marine, acorn worms.
Hemichordata

In the vertebrates the gills are internal and ——.
connected to the digestive tube

Among the vertebrates a prominent notochord is found in adult members of the class ——.
Agnatha

Scientists once thought (incorrectly) that Amphioxus was a larval —— that underwent paedomorphosis.
lamprey

The —— were the first vertebrates.
ostracoderms

The Patagonian Toothfish is managed by a group of 24 nations that make up the ——.
CCAMLR

In order for jaws to function properly an animal must be able to overcome ——, pitch, and yaw.
roll

According to Sea Web as many as 1.1 million pounds of marlin were discarded by the swordfish industry between 1995-1996.

Sharks are now commonly harvested for their ——, which is said to function as a cancer preventative.
cartilage

To protect Lake Michigan from possible invasion by Asian carp, fishery managers ——.
put up an electrical barrier

——: The Patagonian Toothfish is officially listed as endangered.
FALSE

Any swordfish that are caught that are not large enough by established standards are ——.
thrown overboard

The US government recently closed more than 132,000 square miles of the Atlantic to commercial swordfishing because these areas are ——.
swordfish nursery areas

According to SUSA about —— pounds of Swordfish are consumed by the US public each year.
30 million

The Placoderms are thought to have evolved from the ——.
Ostracoderms

The common carp is native to ——.
Eurasia

Swordfish USA (SUSA) claims there are roughly 17 million recreational fishers and —— commercial swordfish boats in the North Atlantic.
250

One problem with harvesting sharks commercially is that they are ——.
viviparous

The “Give Swordfish a Break” campaign was run by Sea Web and ——
Natural Resources Defense Council.

When the US government closed more than 132,000 square miles to commercial swordfishing in the Atlantic, the sponsors of the ‘Give Swordfish a Break’ ——.
formally ended the campaign

Asian Carp may actually leap into boats because ——.
outboard motors frighten them

The —— act of 1972 was enacted to protect dolphins from mortality due to fishing.
Marine Mammal Protection

In the film The Perfect Storm, the crew was fishing for ——.
Atlantic Swordfish

Grass Carp were introduced to the US to control ——.
aquatic weeds

There are actually —— species of Patagonian Toothfish.
two

Jaws evolved from the ——.
gill arches

Swordfish are harvested commercially using ——.
long lines

Large scale commercial fishing for Patagonian Toothfish began in the ——.
1990s

In the 1970s Bighead and Silver Carp were introduced to the US to control ——.
Mollusks and algae

In 1997, —— decided to lift the ban on imports of Mexican tuna.
the US Senate

Atlantic Swordfish feed chiefly on squid and —— as adults.
mackerel

The fishing technique used to catch Patagonian Toothfish is said to have resulted in the deaths of numerous ——.
sea birds

—— is the group that manages Atlantic Swordfish.
ICCAT

According to Swordfish USA about 2/3 of the swordfish consumed in the US comes from the —— Ocean.
Pacific

The US imports about —— percent of all legally harvested Patagonian Toothfish.
20

In 1990, the US banned imports of —— from Mexico because of dolphin mortality.
tuna

Pacific Ocean tuna were considered “Dolphin Safe” after —— criteria were established.
IATTC

The Patagonian Toothfish is harvested using ——.
long lines

There are possibly —— species of bony fishes.
22000

—— were an adaptation that enabled the jaws to work efficiently.
Paired fins

The —— were the first jawed vertebrates.
placoderms

Icthyostega fossils are known from what is now ——.
Greenland

The now extinct gastric-brooding frog was known only from ——.
Australia

Chirping frogs were first seen in Hawaii in the ——.
mid 1980s

—— of the following is an example of a paedogenetic group of amphibian species.
Amphiumas

External fertilization is characteristic of the ——.
frogs and toads

The fossil amphibians and the lobe-finned fishes are linked by similarities in the ——.
forelimb bone pattern

Sexual coupling in species that have external fertilizatioin is called ——.
amplexus

The formation of a communal foam nest is seen in certain tree frogs in ——.
Africa

The presence of —— is a juvenile characteristic retained by some paedogenetic species.
external gills

There were —— recognizable evolutionary lines of fossil amphibians.
3

The fossil lineages of the amphibians are recognizable on the basis of the struction of the ——.
vertebrae

Both the frogs and the salamanders produce —— eggs.
anamniote

—— is a characteristic shared by the amphibians and certain lobe-finned fishes.
Labyrinthine infolded tooth enamel

In Darwin’s frog in Chile, the young frogs develop in ——.
father’s vocal sac

—— has not been suggested as a cause of deformities in frogs.
Ozone

There are —— federally listed species of amphibians in Florida.

—— refers to the facultative or environmentally determined form of paedomorphosis.
Neoteny

The genus Eleutherodactylus a genus of chirping frogs has —— species scattered over the West Indies.
100

The —— is the sole surviving member of the lobe-finned fishes.
Coelocanth

In addition to being toxic bufotenine is also an ——.
hallucinogen

There are roughly —— times as many frogs and toads as there are salamanders.
8

Paedomorphosis is a characteristic of certain ——.
salamanders

The Golden Toad which has recently decline precipitously is native to ——.
Costa Rica

—— are primitive salamanders that have external gills, and front legs but no hind legs.
Sirens

When —— aestivate they produce a mucous cocoon like the African lungfish.
sirens

Respiration occurs across a pharyngeal membrane in the ——.
plethodontidae

The Hedonic glands play an active role in ——.
salamander courtship

A species of lobe finned fish still occurs in ——.
the Indian Ocean

—— are structures produced by male salamanders for reproductive purposes.
Spermatophores

Toads secrete a poison from the —— glands on their heads.
Parotoid

Deformed frogs were first seen in —— in the 1990s.
Minnesota

The so-called poison arrow frogs are native to ——.
Central and South America

External fertilization is seen in —— salamanders.
primitive

Caecilians are characterized by having ——.
internal fertilization

Chirping frogs were introduced to Hawaii from ——.
Puerto Rico