Essays Tagged: "tentacles"

A night in the cold.

eet long and must have weighed at least 30 lbs. It was one of the slimiest ones we ever caught. The tentacles were almost a foot long and the scales where the size of quarters.@ AYeah right, we believ ...

(4 pages) 167 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Portuguese Man-of-War

est. This is to catch the wind, and move the man-of-war along. Below the bladder, hang long stringy tentacles, that can reach a length of up to fifty meters. The tentacles are made-up of three differe ... h the man-of-war reproduces, however, is not yet understood.The fish Nomeus gronvii lives among the tentacles of the man-of-war. This fish, which is eight centimeters long, is mostly immune to the man ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Mar/1992

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

How Chauser shows dislike for characters in canterbury tales

be a modern day black widow. Her face was bold and she always wore large hats, perhaps to hides her tentacles. She had large rolling hips and seems to be appealing. Chaucer does not seem to be particu ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Report On Phylum Cnidaria... describes many of Cnidarians bodily systems (excretory, digestive etc...)

Cnidaria ReportDigestive System:Cnidarians have tentacles, which help them to capture their prey efficiently by making use of paralyzing coiled stin ... atocysts. These nematocysts are located within the cnidocytes from which their name is derived. The tentacles are then used to draw the cnidarians prey into their mouths. Next, enzymes located within ... in but have a simple nervous system called a nerve net. The nerve net extends from the mouth to the tentacles. Also, Polyps can detect certain substances such as sugars and amino acids. This sense, si ...

(1 pages) 30 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The nervous system and its bodily functions.

important structures called the dendrite and axon, also called nerve fibers. The dendrites are like tentacles that sprout from the cell and the axon is one long extension of the cell. The dendrites re ...

(8 pages) 207 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Notes on War of the Worlds by Wells..

rew pops off the top of the cylinder and unveils what is inside. A Martian is sitting their with it tentacles rapped up and there is a big ditch now surrounding the cylinder.QUOTE: (PG. 17) "A big gra ...

(5 pages) 39 0 1.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Descriptions of the components of a plant cell.

are exactly the same. When the cell splits, the centrosome would divide into two half circles with tentacles coming out of the circular ends but then it would rebuild its opposite part, sometimes wit ...

(7 pages) 81 1 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

Coral reefs.

al. Corals belong to a group of animals that include sea anemones and jellyfish. These animals have tentacles with stinging cells and a single opening in the body. This group is known as the Phylum Cn ... . (A polyp is a can-like body with a single opening leading to the stomach, surrounded by a ring of tentacles.) Each polyp makes a small skeletal cup, called a calyx, which it hides in when inactive o ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


ig as an elephants, and its nose as wide as a moose's. As it slithered towards me on its fifth teen tentacles. Its growl shook the earth beneath me as if you had placed some amplifiers face down and h ...

(2 pages) 39 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Compare the structure and Function o the cnidocyte in Cnidarians to the colloblast in the Ctenophores.

The two phyla Cnidaria and Ctentophora makeup the radiate animals. Most radiates have tentacles or oral extensible projections around the oral end that are armed with cells that may func ... that are armed with cells that may function in defense and capture prey. The cells found within the tentacles are structurally and functionally unique to each phylum, such as the cindocytes in Cnidari ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

'He that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing.' (Benjamin Franklin)

It ends with its beginning, like a closed circle and never lets you go away. It grabs you with its tentacles, until it completely tears you to pieces, like a fierce beast, and then leaves you to the ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Basic Narrative essay about a Red Sox fan's trip to Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

"The evil empire extends its tentacles even into Latin America."-- Larry Lucchino, Red Sox president, on the Yankees signing free ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Coral reefs.

Corals are simple and archaic animals called polyps. Their small body has a ring of tentacles that have stinging cells which help them catch small animals for food. Corals also have th ...

(6 pages) 41 0 1.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Interview with pediartrician

om Zulekha Hospital, Dubai. We discussed Obesity; THE BANE OF THE DEVELOPED WORLD- is spreading its tentacles among the young in the UAE too. Dr. Samina Ajmal explains how I can be tackled.Maria: What ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Deep Sea Creatures Project

quite interesting: What looked like a giant squid with a shell somewhat like a hermit crab but the tentacles weren't moving. So I suspected that it wasn't a squid I approached and what looked like a ...

(3 pages) 23 1 3.4 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Genetic Engineering: Its All Fun And Games Until S

peed of light. Within the last 25 years, technology has exploded to become like an octopus with its tentacles spread into many different fields of study. We have long since fantasized about the future ...

(3 pages) 8 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Clown Fish

e creatures and they have not been completely figured out.The Anemones are creatures with poisonous tentacles that most fish in the sea try to avoid, but not the Clown fish. You see Clown Fish have a ... e Clown fish eat other fish caught by the anemone they have left behind, they also eat dead anemone tentacles or plankton found or Coral Reefs. The Clown Fishes mouths have a hard jaw that allows them ...

(3 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


right color patterns. Clownfish live in Anemone, which are fish-eating plants with poisonous tentacles. The anemone keeps the fish protected, and provides food. Clownfish eat dead anemone tenta ...

(1 pages) 1470 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Colossal Squid Caught off Antarctica

colossal squid and the giant squids normally found, like this one having sharp hooks on some of the tentacles. I read my article at .The Colossal squid (Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni) is heavier than the ...

(2 pages) 687 0 4.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology