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6 Kingdoms

Monera kingdom

Monerans are single-celled organisims, and do not have a nucleus

Salmonella typhmurium

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Microscopic image of Salmonella typhmurium


The scientific name of this organism is Salmonella typhmurium. The shape is bacilli.

This bacteria is found mainly in the fish and fish eggs that are in the Open Ocean.


Vibrio splendidus


Microscopic image of Vibrio splendidus
Microscopic image of Vibrio splendidus























The scientific name of this organism is Vibrio splendidus, and it's shape is bacilli. Vibrio splendidus is found throughout the Open Ocean and due to it being a planktonic bacteria, it is common to find it infecting creatures like clams and other sea floor creatures.



Protist Kingdom

Protist are mostly singled celled organisms with a nucleus and organelles.



Protozoa are animal like organisms with no chlorphyll.

Frontonia leucas

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Microscopic image of Frontonia leucas

The scientific name of this organism is Frontonia leucas. This organism can be found in marine environments such as the open ocean. It can also be found on plankton and in sediment.


Alga are plant-like organisms with chlorophyll.


Odontella aurita

Microscopic image of Odontella aurita
Microscopic image of Odontella aurita


The scientific name of this organisms is Odontella aurita. It can be found in marine environments, including the open ocean, at a depth of 0 to 4,839 meters. It is a diatom which is a common type of phytoplankton which can be found in the pelagic zone of the open ocean.



Fungus Kingdom

Fungi are multi-celled organsms with no chlorophyll and they absorb nutrients.


Zygomycota: Threadlike fungi having a spore at the end of the filaments.

Mortierella turficola

Microscopic image of Mortierella turficola
Microscopic image of Mortierella turficola


Mortierella turficola can be found in marine environments including the Open Ocean.

It is common in European waters. Mortierella Turficola bares no common name.



Kingdom: Fungus

Division: Zygomycota

Class: Zygomycetes

Order: Mortierellalales

Family: Mortierellaceae

Genus: Mortierella

Species: Mortierella turficola


Basidiomycota: Club shaped fungi with closely packed filaments.

Digitatispora marina

Microscopic Image of Digitatispora Marina
Microscopic Image of Digitatispora Marina


Digitatispora Marina can be found in marine environments such as the Open Ocean. European waters, French Exclusive Economic Zone, German Exclusive Economic Zone, Newton Ferrers, and Port Erin are all examples of areas this fungi can be found. Digitatispora Marina bares no common name.



Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Basidiomycetes

Order: Polyporales

Family: Atheliaceae

Genus: Digitatispora

Species: Digitatispora Marina



Ascomycota: Fungi that is sac or cupped shaped.


Halosphaeria hamata

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Microscopic image of Halosphaeria hamata

Halosphaeria hamata can be found in marine environments, more specifically In the North East Atlantic Ocean. Halosphaeria hamata has no common name.

Kingdom: Fungi

Division: Ascomycota

Class: Sordariomycetes

Order: Microascales

Family: Halosphaeriaceae

Genus: Halospgaeria

Species: hamata





Chytridiomycota: Fungi that live in water and soil.


Rhizoclosmatium marinum

Microscopic Image of Rhizoclosmatium marinum
Microscopic Image of Rhizoclosmatium marinum


Rhizoclosmatium marinum can be found in marine environments like the Open Ocean. More specifically, it can be found in waters near Japan. Rhizoclosmatium marinum has no common name.

Kingdom: Fungi

Division: Chytridomycota

Class: Chytridiomycetes

Order: Chytridiales

Family: Chytruduaceae

Genus: Rhizoclosmatium

Species: marinum


Chromista KingdomMost are single celled , most have chlorophyll, and live in water.



Haptophyta: Chlorophyll (green and brown), two flagella.

Pavlova lutheri

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Microscopic Image of Pavlova lutheri

Pavlova lutheriis commonly used as food for Crassostrea gigas larvea in waters near Italy. Pavlova lutheri has no common name.


Kingdom: Chromista
Phylum: Haptophyta
Class: Pavlovophyceae
Order: Pavlovales
Family: Pavlovaceae
Genus: Pavlova
Species: lutheri

Ochrophyta: Green and gold chlorophyll, two flagella

Placidia cafeteriopsis

Microscopic Image of Placidia cafeteriopsis
Microscopic Image of Placidia cafeteriopsis

Placidia cafeteriopsis can be found in marine environments such as the Open Ocean. It is found floating in the deeper parts of the Open Ocean. It has no common name.


Kingdom: Chromista

Phylum: Ochrophyta

Class: Placidiophyceae

Order: Placidiales

Family: Placidiaceae

Genus: Placidia

Species: cafeteriopsis




Cryptophyta: Chlorophyll (green and brown), curled flagella

Chilomonas amygdalum



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Chiomonas amygdalum can be found in european waters. It has no common name.

Kingdom: Chromista

Phylum: Crytophyta
Class: Cryptophyceae
Order: Cryptomonadales
Family: Campylomonadaceae
Genus: Chilomonas
Species: amygdalum




Bacillariophyta: Green and gold chlorophyll, one flagellum.

Bacillaria cistula

Microscopic Image of Bacillaria cistula
Microscopic Image of Bacillaria cistula

Bacillaria cistula can be found in marine environments such as the Open Ocean. This is a phytoplankton species commonly found in the Baltic Sea. It has no common name.

Kingdom: Chromista

Phylum: Bacillariophyta

Class: Bacillariophyceae

Order: Bacillariales

Family: Bacillariaceae

Genus: Bacillaria

Species: cistula




Heterokontophyta: Green and gold chlorophyll, two flagella.

Bicosoeca mediterranea

Microscopic Image of Bicosoeca mediterranea
Microscopic Image of Bicosoeca mediterranea

Bicosoeca mediterranea can be found in marine environments such as the Open Ocean. This species is commonly found floating in European waters. It has no common name.

Kingdom:Chromista

Phylum:Heterokontophyta

Class:Bicosoecophyceae

Order:Bicosoecales

Family:Bicosoecaceae

Genus:Bicosoeca

species:mediterranea




Bigyra: No chlorophyll, no flagellum.

Labyrinthomyxa pohlia


Labyrinthomxya pohila
Labyrinthomxya pohila

Labyrinthomyxa pohila can be found in marine environments such as the Open Ocean. It is commonly found in European Waters. It has no common name.

Kingdom: Chromista

Phylum: Bigyra

Class: Labyrinthulea

Order: Labyrinthulales

Family: Labyrinthulaceae

Genus: Labyrinthomyxa

species: pohila




Haptophyta: Chlorophyll (green and brown), two flagella.

Calciosolenia murrayi

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Microscopic image of Calciosolenia murrayi

Calsiosolenia murrayi can be found off the coast of Australia. Calsiosolenia murrayi has no common name.

Kindom: Chromista

Phylum: Haptophyta

Class: Prymnesiophyceae

Order: Coccosphaerales

Family: Calciosoleniaceae

Genus: Calciosolenia

species: murrayi



Cryptophyta: Chlorophyll (green and brown), curled flagella.

Plagioselmis prolonga


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Microscopic image of Plagioselmis prolonga

Plagioselmis prolonga can be found in european waters. It has no common name.


Kingdom: Chromista

Phylum: Cryptophyta

Class: Cryptophyceae

Order: Cryptomonadales

Family: Crytomonadaceae

Genus: Plagioselmis

Species: prolonga



Bigyra: No chlorophyll (green and gold), One flagellum

Ulkenia radiata

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Microscopic image of Ulkenia radiata


Ulkenia radiata can be found in european waters, it has no common name.

Kingdom: Chromista

Phylum: Bigyra

Class: Labyrinthulea

Order: Thraustochytiales

Family:Thraustochytriaceae

Genus: Ulkenia

Species: radiata





Bacilliariophyta: Green and Gold chlorophyll, one flagellum

Psammodictyon constrictum

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Psammodictyon constrictum


Kingdom: Chromista

Phylum: Bacillariophyta

Class: Bacillariophyceae

Order: Bacillariales

Family: Bacillariaceae

Genus: Psammodictyon

species: constrictum


Psammodictyon constrictum can be found in marine environments such as the Open Ocean. It is commonly found in the Gulf of Mexico and has no common name.


Heterokontophyta: Green and gold chlorophyll, two flagella

Bodo caudatus

Microscopic Image of Bodo Caudatus
Microscopic Image of Bodo Caudatus


Kingdom: Chromista

Phylum: Heterokontophyta

Class: Bodonophyceae

Order: Bodonales

Family: Bodonaceae

Genus: Bodo

species: caudatus


Bodo caudatus can be found swimming through marine evironments such as the Open Ocean. It is commonly found in European waters and it has no common name.


Bigyra: No Chlorophyll, no flagella

Thraustochytrium aggregatum
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Microscopic image of Thraustochytrium aggregatum

Thraustochytrium aggregatum can be found in waters near the Bahamas. It has no common name.

Kingdom: Chromista

Phylum: Bigyra

Class: Labyrinthulea

Order: Thraustochytriales

Family: Thraustochytriaceae

Genus: Thraustochytrium

Species: aggregatum



Animal KingdomMulti celled, digest food inside of body.




Ctenophora: Two layers of cells with jelly-like substance, one opening for food and waste, and lives in warm water.

Bolinopsis infundibulum

Bolinopsis infundibulum
Bolinopsis infundibulum

Bolinopsis infundibulum can be found in the Pelagic Zone of the Open Ocean. It has no common name available.

Kingdom: Animal

Phylum: Ctenophora

Class: Tentaculata

Order: Lobata

Family: Bolinopsidae

Genus: Bolinopsis

species: infundibulum

Phoronida: Two openings, circulatory system, simple nervous system, and lives in salt water.

Actinotrocha branchiata

Actinotrocha branchiata
Actinotrocha branchiata

Actinotrocha branchiata can be found in the muddy bottom of the Open Ocean. It is commonly found in the North Sea and no common name for this organism is available.

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Phoronida

Class: Not assigned

Order: Not assigned

Family: Not assigned

Genus: Actinotrocha

species: branchiata

Myxozoa: Microscopic, 4 arms, and parasite of fish and segmented worms.

Henneguya akule

Henneguya akule
Henneguya akule

Henneguya akule can be found infecting fish in the Open Ocean environment near Hawaii.

Kingdom: Animal

Phylum: Myxozoa

Class: Myxosporea

Order: Bivalvulida

Family: Myxobolidae

Genus: Henneguya

species: akule


Arthropoda:Two openings for food and waste, circulatory system.

Panalus eous


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Alaskan Pink Shrimp

Panalus eous can be found in the oceans near Alaska. It's common name is Alaskan Pink Shrimp.

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Malacostraca

Order: Decapoda

Family: Pandalidae

Genus: Pandalus

Species: eous




Cnidaria: Two layers of cells with jelly-like substance, one opening for food another for waste.


Chrysaora colorata

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Purple-striped Jellyfish

Chrysaora colorata can be found in the north east waters of the Atlantic Ocean. It's common name is Purple-striped Jellyfish

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Cnidaria

Class: Scyphozoa

Order: Semaepstomeae

Family: Pelagiidae

Genus: Chrysaora

Species: colorata


Mesozoa: Two layers of cells, no digestive or circulatory or nervous systems.

Pelmatosphaera polycirri



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Pelmatosphaera polycirri


Pelmatosphaera polycirri can be found in the the Atlantic Ocean near the U.K. It has no common name
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mesozoa
Class: Orthonectida
Family: PElmatosphaeridae
Genus: Pelmatosphaera
Species: polycirri

Mammalia: Hairy, milk-producing, and endothermic.

Orcinus orca

Killer Whale
Killer Whale


The Killer Whale can be found anywhere in the Open Ocean environment from the polar regions to the equator. They feed on almost everything including seals and ocassionally othe smaller whales.

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Cetartiodactyla

Family: Delphinidae

Genus: Orcinus

Species: orca



Elasmobranchii: Skeleton of cartilage, smooth skin.

Carcharhinus cautus

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Nervous Shark

Carcharhinus cautus can be found in southern New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and northern Australia. It's common name is The Nervous Shark.

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Elasmobranchii

Order: Carcharhiniformes

Family: Carcharhinidae

Genus: Carcharhinus

Species: cautus


Reptilia: Ectothermic, scales, and 4 appendages.

Dermochelys coriacea

Leatherback Sea Turtle
Leatherback Sea Turtle


Leatherback Sea Turtles can be found in the Pelagic Zone in the Open Ocean. They are the deepest diving species of sea turtles.

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Reptilia

Order: Testudines

Family: Dermochelyidae

Genus: Dermochelys

species: coriacea

Cephalaspidomorphi: Jawless fish, skeleton of cartilage, hatch in fresh water, live in salt water as adult, back to fresh water to layeggs.

Lethenteron camtschaticum


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Arctic Lamprey

The Arctic Lamprey can be found in marine environments such as the Open Ocean. It is commonly found wrapping around fish in the Arctic Ocean.

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Cephalaspidomorphi

Order: Petromyzontiformes

Family: Petromyzontidae

Genus: Lethenteron

species: camtschaticum



Myxini: Skeleton of cartilage, jawless, slime producing

Myxine glutinosa

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Atlantic Hagfish

Myxine glutinosa is found in European waters. It's common name is the Atlantic Hagfish

Kingdom: Animali

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Myxini

Order: Myxiniformes

Family: Myxinidae

Genus: Myxine

Species: glutinosa



Ascidiacea: Flexible outer skeleton, attached to surface.

Ciona intestinalis

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Yellow Sea Squirt

Ciona intestinalis is commonly known as the Yellow Sea Squirt. It can be found in Northern European waters.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Ascidiacea
Order:Phlebobranchia
Family: Cionidae
Genus: Ciona
Species: intestinalis






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