Florent's Guide To The

South Florida Reefs

By Common Name | By Category | By Scientific Names
A
Ablennes hians
Abudefduf saxatilis
          taurus
Acanthemblemaria aspera
          spinosa
Acanthostracion polygonius
          quadricornis
Acanthurus bahianus
          chirurgus
          coeruleus
Acetabularia caliculus
          crenulata
Achelous ordwayi
Acropora cervicornis
          palmata
Aetobatus narinari
Agaricia agaricites f. danai
          agaricities f.
          fragilis
          humilis
Agelas citrina
          clathrodes
          tubulata
          wiedenmayeri
Aiolochroia crassa
Albula vulpes
Alpheus armatus
Aluterus scriptus
Amblycirrhitus pinos
Amphelikturus dendriticus
Amphimedon compressa
Anamobaea oerstedi
          sp.
Ancylomenes pedersoni
Anilocra spp./Renocila spp.
Anisotremus surinamensis
          virginicus
Antipathes lenta
          n. sp.
Aplysia dactylomela
Aplysina cauliformis
          fistularis
          fulva
Apogon lachneri
          maculatus
          phenax
          planifrons
          townsendi
Arachnanthus nocturnus
Arctides guineensis
Astichopus multifidus
Astropecten duplicatus
Astrophyton muricatum
Aulostomus maculatus
Aurelia aurita
B
Balistes vetula
Bartholomea annulata
Bispira variegata
Bodianus rufus
Bothus lunatus
          ocellatus
Brachycarpus biunguiculatus
Branchiomma nigromaculata
Briareum asbestinum
Bunodosoma cavernata
          granuliferum
C
Calamus bajonado
          calamus
Calcinus tibicen
Callinectes ornatus
          sapidus
Callyspongia fallax
          plicifera
          vaginalis
Cantherhines macrocerus
          pullus
Canthidermis sufflamen
Canthigaster rostrata
Carangoides bartholomaei
          ruber
Caranx crysos
          latus
          lugubris
Carcharhinus leucas
          perezii
Caretta caretta
Cassiopea frondosa
          xamachana
Cassis tuberosa
Caulerpa serrulata
Centropyge argi
Cephalopholis cruentata
          fulva
Cestum veneris
Chaetodipterus faber
Chaetodon capistratus
          ocellatus
          sedentarius
          striatus
Charonia variegata
Chelonia mydas
Chilomycterus antennatus
          antillarum
Chiton squamosum
          viridis
Chromis cyanea
          insolata
          multilineata
Cinachyrella alloclada
Cinetorhynehus manningi
Cirrhipathes leutkeni
Cittarium pica
Clathria curacaoensis
Clathrina canariensis
Clavelina picta
Clepticus parrae
Clibanarius tricolor
Cliona delitrix
          varians
Colpophyllia natans
Condylactis gigantea
Corallianassa longiventris
Coryphopterus dicrus
          eidolon
          glaucofraenum
          lipernes
          personatus/hyalinus
Cosmocampus elucens
Cribrochalina vasculum
Cronious ruber
Ctenoides scabra
Cyphoma gibbosum
Cypraea cinerea
D
Dardanus venosus
Dasyatis americana
Davidaster discoidea
          rubiginosa
Dendostrea frons
Dendrogyra cylindrus
Desmapsamma anchorata
Diadema antillarum
Dichocoenia stokesi
Dictyosphaeria cavernosa
Dictyota sp.
Didemnum conchyliatum
Diodogorgia nodulifera
Diodon holocanthus
          hystrix
Diploria clivosa
          labyrinthiformis
          strigosa
Discosoma carlgreni
Distaplia corolla
E
Echeneis naucrates
          neucratoides
Echidna catenata
Echinometra lucunter
Echnometra viridis
Ecteinascidia turbinata
Ectyoplasia ferox
Elacatinus horsti
          louisae
Elactinus lobeli
Elagatis bipinnulata
Ellisella barbadensis
          elongata
Elysia crispata
          ornata
Emblemaria pandionis
Enchelycore carychroa
          nigricans
Enneanectes boehlkei
Epinephelus guttatus
          itajara
          striatus
Equetus lanceolatus
          punctatus
Eretmochelys imbricata
Erythropodium caribaeorum
Eucidaris tribuloides
Eudistoma obscuratum
          sp.
Eunicea mammosa
          spp.
Eurhamphaea vexilligera
Eurythoe complanata
Eusmilia fastiginia
      
F
Fasciolaria tulipa
Favia fragum
Filograna huxleyi
Flabellina engeli
G
Galaxaura sp.
Geodia neptuni
Gerres cinereus
Ginglymostoma cirratum
Globicephala macrorhynchus
Glossodoris sedna
Gnatholepis cauerensis
Gorgonia ventalina
Gymnothorax funebris
          miliaris
          moringa
          vicinus
H
Haemulon album
          aurolineatum
          carbonarium
          chrysargyreum
          flavolineatum
          macrostomum
          melanurum
          parra
          plumierii
          sciurus
Halichoeres bivittatus
          garnoti
          maculipinna
          radiatus
Halimeda copiosa
Halisarca sp.
Helioceris cucullata
Hemiramphus brasiliensis
Hermodice carunculata
Heteroconger longissimus
Heteropriacanthus cruentatus
Hippocampus reidi
Holacanthus bermudensis
          ciliaris
          tricolor
Holocentrus adscensionis
          rufus
Holothuria floridana
          mexicana
          thomasi
Hypoplectrus aberrans
          gemma
          puella
          randallorum
          sp.
          unicolor
I
Iciligorgia schrammi
Inermia vittata
Iotrochota birotulata
Ircinia campana
          felix
          strobilina
Iridopagurus reticulatus
Isognomon alatus
Isophyllastrea rigida
Isostichopus badionotus
J
Justitia longimanus
K
Kyphosus cinerascens
          sectatrix/bigibbus
          vaigiensis
L
Labrisomus nuchipinnis
Lachnolaimus maximus
Lactophrys bicaudalis
          trigonus
          triqueter
Lebrunia coralligens
          danae
Leucandra aspera
Limaria pellucida
Limulus polyphemus
Linuche unguiculata
Liopropoma carmabi
          rubre
Lithopoma tectum
Lobophora variegata
Loimia medusa
Luidia alternata
Lutjanus analis
          apodus
          buccanella
          cyanopterus
          griseus
          jocu
          mahogoni
          synagris
Lysmata grabhami
          pederseni
Lytechinus variegatus
M
Macrocoeloma trispinosum
Macrorhynchia robusta
Madracis decactis
          mirabilis
Malacanthus plumieri
Malacoctenus aurolineatus
          triangulatus
Manicina areolata
Manta birostris
Maritigrella crozierae
Meandrina jacksoni
          meandrites
Megalomma sp.
Megalops atlanticus
Melanella hypsela
Melichthys niger
Meoma ventricosa
Metapenaeopsis goodei
Micrognathus crinitus
Microspathodon chrysurus
Millepora Complanata
          alcicornis
Mithraculus forceps
Mithrax cinctimanus
          hispidus
          spinosissimus
Monacanthus tuckeri
Monanchora barbadensis
          unguifera
Montastraea annularis
          cavernosa
          faveolata
          franksi
Mulloidichthys martinicus
Munida pusilla
Mussa angulosa
Mycale laevis
          laxissima
Mycetophyllia aliciae
          ferox
          lamarckiana
Mycteroperca bonaci
          interstitialis
          tigris
          venenosa
Myrichthys breviceps
          ocellatus
Myripristis jacobus
N
Narcine brasiliensis
Negaprion brevirostris
Neofibularia nolitangere
Neoniphon marianus
Nicella schmitti
Niphates digitalis
          erecta
Notaulax nudicollis
          occidentalis
O
Octopus briareus
          macropus
          vulgaris
Oculina diffusa
Ocyurus chrysurus
Ogcocephalus nasutus
Ophidiaster guildingi
Ophioblennius atlanticus
Ophiocoma echinata
          paucigranulata
Ophioderma rubicundum
Ophiopsila riisei
Ophiothrix reticulata
          suensonii
Opistognathus aurifrons
          macrognathus
Oreaster reticulatus
P
Padina boergesenii
          jamaicensis
Paguristes cadenati
          sericeus
Palythoa caribaeorum
Panulirus argus
          guttatus
Paranthias furcifer
Parazoanthus parasiticus
Pareques acuminatus
Parribacus antarcticus
Pelia mutica
Pempheris schomburgkii
Penicillus Pyriformis
Pennaria disticha
Percnon gibbesi
Periclimenes rathbunae
          yucatanicus
Petrochirus diogenes
Peyssonnelia sp.
Phimochirus holthuisi
          operculatus
Pinna carnea
Plagusia depressa
Plakortis angulospiculatus
Platypodiella spectabilis
Plexaurella flexuosa
          homomalla
          spp.
Podochela sp.
Polycarpa spongiabilis
Pomacanthus arcuatus
          paru
Pomatostegus stellatus
Porites astreoides
          divaricata
          furcata
          porites
Portunus sayi
          sebae
          spinimanus
Priolepis hipoliti
Prognathodes aculeatus
Psedoplexaura spp.
Pseudobiceros pardalis
Pseudopterogorgia americana
          bipinnata
          spp.
Pseudosquilla ciliata
Pseudothyone belli
Pseudupeneus maculatus
Pteria colymbus
Pterogorgia anceps
          guadalupensis
Pterois volitans
Ptilocaulis walpersi
Pyrosoma atlanticum
      
R
Rhincodon typus
Rhipocephalus phoenix
Rhodactis lucida
          osculifera
Rhopalaea abdminalis
Ricordea florida
Risor ruber
Rypticus saponaceus
          subbifrenatus
S
Sabellastarte magnifica
Salpa maxima
          spp.
Sargassum fluitans
          hystrix
Sargocentron coruscum
          vexillarium
Scarus coelestinus
          coeruleus
          guacamaia
          iserti
          taeniopterus
          vetula
Scolymia cubensis/wellsi
          lacera
Scomberomorus regalis
Scopalina ruetzleri
Scorpaena inermis
          plumieri
Scorpaenodes caribbaeus
Scyllarides aequinoctialis
Sepioteuthis sepioidea
Seriola rivoliana
Serranus baldwini
          tabacarius
          tigrinus
          tortugarum
Sertularella speciosa
Siderastrea radians
          siderea
Smenospongia conulosa
Solesnastrea bournoni
Sparisoma atomarium
          aurofrenatum
          chrysopterum
          rubripinne
          viride
Spheciospongia vesparium
Sphoeroides spengleri
          testudineus
Sphyraena barracuda
Spirastrella coccinea
          hartmani
Spirobranchus giganteus
Spondylus americanus
Stegastes adustus
          diencaeus
          leucostictus
          partitus
          planifrons
          variabilis
Stenopus hispidus
          scutellatus
Stenorhynchus seticornis
Stephanocoenia intersepts
Strombus costatus
          gigas
Strongylura notata
Stylaster roseus
Svenzea zeai
Syacium micrurum
Symplegma viride
Synodus intermedius
T
Thalassoma bifasciatum
Thor amboinensis
Thuridilla picta
Thyroscyphus ramosus
Trachinotus falcatus
          goodei
Trachycaris rugosa
Trichechus manatus
Trididemum solidum
Tripneustes ventricosus
Tubastraea coccinea
Tursiops truncatus
U
Udotea sp.
Urobatis jamaicensis
V
Ventricaria ventricosa
Verongula rigida
Viatrix globulifera
W
Wrangelia penicillata
X
Xanthichthys ringens
Xestospongia muta
Xyrichtys martinicensis
          novacula
          splendens
Z
Zoanthus pulchellus