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  • A rednosed tetra

    Rummy-nose tetra

    The rummy-nose tetra is easily identifiable thanks to the bright red mark that extends from the tip of the “nose” and the front of the gill covers.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Characiformes
    Family
    Characidae
  • Eudocimus ruber

    Scarlet ibis

    This large bird has a long down-curved bill. Its feathers are glossy scarlet, except on the wing tips, which are marked with black. Its feet and face are pink.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Pelecaniformes
    Family
    Threskiornithidae
  • Scarlet macaw

    Scarlet macaw

    This large colourful parrot is predominantly red. It has a big splash of yellow and a little green on its wings, and some blue on the flight feathers and tail feathers.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Psittaciformes
    Family
    Psittacidae
  • Psolus fabricii

    Scarlet psolus

    The scarlet psolus is a brightly coloured, elongated animal. Its dorsal side is rounded and its ventral side is flattened.

    Class
    Holothuroidea
    Order
    Dendrochirotida
    Family
    Psolidae
  • Halocynthia pyriformis

    Sea peach

    The sea peach is round, with two tubes on the upper part of its body.

    Class
    Ascidiacea
    Order
    Stolidobranchia
    Family
    Pyuridae
  • Hemitripterus americanus

    Sea raven

    This elongated fish is stockier toward the front of its body. Its large head bears numerous bumps and bony ridges, as well as fleshy tabs extending under its lower jaw.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Scorpaeniformes
    Family
    Hémitriptéridés
  • Gersemia rubiformis

    Sea strawberry, Red soft coral

    Sea strawberry is made up of many polyps. It resembles a trunk with many branches, on which the polyps are found. The mouth of each polyp is surrounded by 8 tentacles.

    Class
    Anthozoa
    Order
    Alcyonacea
    Family
    Nephtidae
  • Carollia perspicillata

    Seba's short-tailed bat

    The Seba's short-tailed bat has a brown or grey coat and a wide leaf-shaped muzzle with a structure called a nose leaf.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Chiroptera
    Family
    Phyllostomidae
  • Myoxocephalus scorpius

    Shorthorn sculpin

    This fish has an elongated body, with spines near its gills and on its large, flattened head. It has a large mouth and eyes. Behind its spiny dorsal fin is a fin with blurry bars.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Scorpaeniformes
    Family
    Cottidae
  • Brycon melano pterus

    Sickle-band brycon

    The body of the sickle-band brycon is spindle-shaped and covered in large silvery scales.  It has a short head and small eyes.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Characiformes
    Family
    Characidae