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  • 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
  • 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
    Phyllostomatidae
  • 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
  •  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