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List the excretory organs of invertebrates in relation to their habitats.

Answer :

The excretory organs of invertebrates in relation to their habitats are:

i. Phylum Protozoa: Excretion of waste (carbon dioxide and ammonia) takes place by the process of diffusion through body surface. There are no specific excretory organs.


ii. Phylum Porifera: Pore-bearers excrete through osculum.


iii. Phylum Plathyelminthes: Flat worms excrete through flame cells.


iv. Phylum Annelida: Nephridia are excretory structures and help to remove metabolic wastes.


v. Phylum Arthropoda: Excretion occurs through malphigian Tubules and green glands


vi. Phylum Echinoderamata: Excretory organs are absent.


vii. Phylum Coelenterata: There are no particular excretory organs. Excretion take place by the process of diffusion.


viii. Phylum Mollusca: Excretion takes place through one or two pairs of kidneys present in them.


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