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  •  Aulactinia stella

    Silver spotted anemone

    The silver spotted anemone is a squat organism, with a columnar body topped by tentacles.

    Class
    Anthozoa
    Order
    Actiniaria
    Family
    Actiniidae
  • Mya arenaria

    Softshell clam

    The soft body of this clam is contained in a bivalved shell. With its flat shape and muscular foot, it can easily bury itself in loose bottoms.

    Class
    bivalvia (pelecypoda; lamellibranchia)
    Order
    Eulamellibranches
    Family
    Myacidae
  • Melospiza melodia

    Song sparrow

    The song sparrow's breast is marked with dark streaks that converge into a dark spot in the centre. In flight, this bird moves its tail up and down.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Passerellidés
  •  Chauna torquata

    Southern screamer

    Screamers are large, semi-aquatic birds similar to geese in appearance. They have long, sturdy, reddish-pink legs and grey plumage.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Anseriformes
    Family
    Anhimidae
  • Choloepus didactylus

    Southern two-toed sloth, unau

    This two-toed sloth from South America has a rough, stiff coat of greyish-brown or beige fur, up to 15 cm long, growing from its belly toward its back.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Xenarthra
    Family
    Megalonychidae
  • Squallus acanthias

    Spiny dogfish

    The spiny dogfish has five gill slits on either side of its body, just in front of the pectoral fin. This shark has two dorsal fins and, in front of each of these, a sharp spine.

    Class
    Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fish)
    Order
    Squaliformes
    Family
    Squalidae
  • Crossaster papposus

    Spiny sunstar

    The spiny sunstar is a very large, stocky sea star with 8 to 16 short, cone-shaped arms (usually 12 to 14). Short spines are clearly visible on its surface.

    Class
    Asteroidea
    Order
    Spinulosida
    Family
    Solasteridae
  • Thoracocharax stellatus

    Spotfin hatchetfish

    This silver-colored fish is flattened from side to side. The back is flat, while the belly is very rounded. Its mouth opens upward. The lateral line curves downward.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Characiformes
    Family
    Gasteropelecidae
  • Anarhichas minor

    Spotted wolffish

    The spotted wolffish gets its name from the fact that it has enormous teeth and numerous brown spots on its body.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Perciformes
    Family
    Anarhichadidae
  • Morone saxatilis

    Striped bass

    The striped bass has an elongated body, a large mouth and a forked tail. It varies in colour from dark olive green to steel blue or even black.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Perciformes
    Family
    Moronidae