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  • Aptenodytes patagonica

    King penguin

    This large penguin is second in size only to the emperor penguin. It has a white belly, an orangey throat and silver back. Its head is black, and it has a tear-shaped orange spot behind the eye.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Sphenisciformes
    Family
    Spheniscidae (penguins)
  • Leucoraja erinacea

    Little skate

    This skate has a flat body and a pointed snout. The top of its body is covered in spines. Its eyes are also on its dorsal side, as are its spiracles, the little holes behind each eye.

    Class
    Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fish)
    Order
    Rajiformes
    Family
    Rajidae
  • A long-tailed duck floating on water

    Long-tailed duck

    From late spring to the beginning of summer, the male has a brown head, neck and back with grey cheeks.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Anseriformes
    Family
    Anatidae (geese and ducks)
  • Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus

    Longhorn sculpin

    The longhorn sculpin is an elongated, spiny fish. Unlike most fish, its skin is not covered in scales.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Perciformes
    Family
    Cottidae
  • Catostomus catostomus

    Longnose sucker

    The longnose sucker has a long, cylindrical body and a ventral mouth with thick lips. Its back and upper sides are generally dark, while the lower sides and belly are pale.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Cypriniformes
    Family
    Catostomidae
  • Lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus).

    Lumpfish

    Lumpfish have short, robust bodies, covered with growths called tubercles. They have small mouths and humped backs.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Perciformes
    Family
    Cyclopteridae
  • Eudyptes chrysolophus

    Macaroni penguin

    This medium-sized penguin is slightly larger than the rockhopper penguin, and has a black back and white belly.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Sphenisciformes
    Family
    Spheniscidae (penguins)
  • Carnegiella strigata

    Marbled hatchetfish

    This fish has a flat body and very long pectoral fins. Its yellowish green sides have metallic flashes. The colour of its black-spotted back varies from brownish grey to olive green.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Characiformes
    Family
    Gasteropelecidae
  • Aurelia aurita

    Moon jelly

    The moon jelly, also known as the moon jellyfish, looks like a gelatinous saucer surrounded by very short tentacles (about 1,200).

    Class
    Scyphozoa
    Order
    Semaeostomeae
    Family
    Ulmaridae
  • Tonicella marmorea,

    Mottled red chiton

    Chitons are true “living fossils” since they have not changed in 300 million years. It has preserved vestiges of the segmented body of its ancestors.

    Class
    Polyplacophora
    Order
    Chitonida
    Family
    Ischnochitonidae