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
          sebae
          spinimanus
Acropora cervicornis
          palmata
Aetobatus narinari
Agaricia agaricites f. danai
          agaricities f.
          agaricities f.
          fragilis
          humilis
Agelas citrina
          clathrodes
          tubulata
          wiedenmayeri
Aiolochroia crassa
Albula vulpes
Aliger gallus
          gigas
Alpheus armatus
Aluterus scriptus
Amblycirrhitus pinos
Amphelikturus dendriticus
Amphimedon compressa
Anamobaea oerstedi
          sp.
Ancylomenes pedersoni
Anilocra spp./Renocila spp.
Anisotremus surinamensis
          virginicus
Antennarius striatus
Antillogorgia americana
          bipinnata
          spp.
Antipathes lenta
          n. sp.
Aplysia dactylomela
Aplysina cauliformis
          fistularis
          fulva
          insularis
Apogon binotatus
          lachneri
          maculatus
          planifrons
          pseudomaculatus
          townsendi
Archosargus probatocephalus
Arctides guineensis
Arturia canariensis
Astichopus multifidus
Astrapogon puncticulatus
Astropecten duplicatus
Astrophyton muricatum
Aulostomus maculatus
Aurelia aurita
B
Balistes vetula
Bartholomea annulata
Bispira variegata
Bodianus pulchellus
          rufus
Bothus lunatus
          ocellatus
Brachycarpus biunguiculatus
Branchiomma nigromaculata
Briareum asbestinum
Bunodosoma cavernata
          granuliferum
C
Calamus bajonado
          calamus
Calappa sulcata
Calcinus tibicen
Callinectes ornatus
          sapidus
Callionymus bairdi
Callyspongia fallax
          plicifera
          vaginalis
Cantherhines macrocerus
          pullus
Canthidermis sufflamen
Canthigaster rostrata
Carangoides bartholomaei
          ruber
Caranx crysos
          latus
          lugubris
Carcharhinus leucas
          perezii
Caretta caretta
Carijoa riisei
Cassiopea frondosa
          xamachana
Cassis tuberosa
Caulerpa serrulata
Centropyge argi
Cephalopholis cruentata
          fulva
Cestum veneris
Chaetodipterus faber
Chaetodon capistratus
          ocellatus
          sedentarius
          striatus
Charonia variegata
Charybdis hellerii
Chelidonura hirundinina
Chelonia mydas
Chilomycterus antennatus
          antillarum
          reticulatus
Chiton squamosum
          viridis
Chloeia sp.
Chromis cyanea
          enchrysura
          insolata
          multilineata
Cinachyrella kuekenthali
Cinetorhynchus manningi
Cirrhipathes leutkeni
Cittarium pica
Clathria curacaoensis
          sp.
Clavelina picta
Clepticus parrae
Clibanarius tricolor
Cliona delitrix
          varians
Colpophyllia natans
Condylactis gigantea
Corallianassa longiventris
Corolla spectabilis
Coryphopterus dicrus
          eidolon
          lipernes
          personatus/hyalinus
          tortugae
          venezuelae
Cosmocampus elucens
Cribrochalina vasculum
Cronious ruber
Cryptosoma bairdii
Ctenoides scabra
Cyphoma gibbosum
Cypraea cinerea
D
Dactylopterus volitans
Dardanus fucosus
          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
Diplastrella megastellata
Diplectrum bivittatum
          formosum
Diplodus holbrookii
Diploria clivosa
          labyrinthiformis
Discosoma carlgreni
Dissodactylus primitivus
Distaplia corolla
Dromia erythropus
E
Echeneis naucrates
          neucratoides
Echidna catenata
Echinometra lucunter
Echnometra viridis
Ecteinascidia turbinata
Ectyoplasia ferox
Elacatinus horsti
          louisae
Elagatis bipinnulata
Ellisella barbadensis
          elongata
          schmitti
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
Flabellina engeli
G
Galaxaura sp.
Gastropteron chacmol
Geodia neptuni
Gerres cinereus
Ginglymostoma cirratum
Globicephala macrorhynchus
Glossodoris sedna
Gnatholepis thompsoni
Gnathophyllum americanum
Gorgonia ventalina
Gymnothorax funebris
          miliaris
          moringa
          vicinus
H
Haemulon album
          aurolineatum
          carbonarium
          chrysargyreum
          flavolineatum
          macrostomum
          melanurum
          parra
          plumierii
          sciurus
Halichoeres bivittatus
          cyanocephalus
          garnoti
          maculipinna
          poeyi
          radiatus
Halimeda copiosa
Halisarca caerulea
Helioceris cucullata
Hemiramphus brasiliensis
Hermodice carunculata
Heteroconger longissimus
Heteropriacanthus cruentatus
Hippocampus reidi
Holacanthus bermudensis
          ciliaris
          tricolor
Holocentrus adscensionis
          rufus
Holothuria floridana
          mexicana
          thomasi
Hydatina physis
Hydrozoanthus tunicans
Hypoplectrus aberrans
          gemma
          puella
          randallorum
          sp.
          unicolor
I
Iciligorgia schrammi
Inermia vittata
Iotrochota birotulata
Ircinia campana
          felix
          strobilina
Iridopagurus reticulatus
Isarachnanthus nocturnus
Isognomon alatus
Isophyllia rigida
Isostichopus badionotus
J
Justitia longimanus
K
Kyphosus cinerascens
          sectatrix/bigibbus
          vaigiensis
L
Labrisomus nuchipinnis
Lachnolaimus maximus
Lactophrys bicaudalis
          trigonus
          triqueter
Laviactis lucida
Lebrunia coralligens
          danae
Leucandra aspera
Leucothea multicornis
Limaria pellucida
Limulus polyphemus
Linuche unguiculata
Liopropoma carmabi
          rubre
Lithopoma tectum
Lobophora variegata
Loimia medusa
Lolliguncula brevis
Luidia alternata
Lutjanus analis
          apodus
          buccanella
          cyanopterus
          griseus
          jocu
          mahogoni
          synagris
Lysiosquilla scabricauda
Lysiosquillina glabriuscula
Lysmata grabhami
          pederseni
Lytechinus variegatus
          williamsi
M
Macrocoeloma trispinosum
Macrorhynchia philippia
          robusta
Macrostrombus costatus
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
Menippe mercenaria
          nodifrons
Meoma ventricosa
Metapenaeopsis goodei
Micrognathus crinitus
Microspathodon chrysurus
Millepora Complanata
          alcicornis
Mithraculus forceps
Mithrax cinctimanus
          hispidus
          spinosissimus
Monacanthus ciliatus
          tuckeri
Monanchora arbuscula
          unguifera
Montastraea cavernosa
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
Niphates digitalis
          erecta
Notaulax nudicollis
          occidentalis
O
Octopus briareus
          macropus
          vulgaris
Oculina diffusa
Ocyurus chrysurus
Ogcocephalus nasutus
Ophichthus ophis
Ophidiaster guildingi
Ophioblennius atlanticus
Ophiocoma echinata
          paucigranulata
Ophioderma cinerea
          rubicundum
Ophiopsila riisei
Ophiothrix reticulata
          suensonii
Opistognathus aurifrons
          macrognathus
Orbicella annularis
          faveolata
          franksi
Oreaster reticulatus
P
Padina boergesenii
          jamaicensis
Paguristes cadenati
          sericeus
Palythoa caribaeorum
Panulirus argus
          guttatus
Paranthias furcifer
Pareques acuminatus
          umbrosus
Parribacus antarcticus
Pelia mutica
Pempheris schomburgkii
Penicillus Pyriformis
Pennaria disticha
Percnon gibbesi
Periclimenes rathbunae
          yucatanicus
Petrochirus diogenes
Peyssonnelia sp.
Phimochirus holthuisi
          operculatus
Phoronis australis
Phylliroe bucephalum
Pinna carnea
Plagusia depressa
Plakortis angulospiculatus
Platypodiella spectabilis
Plexaurella flexuosa
          homomalla
          spp.
Podochela sidneyi
Polycarpa spongiabilis
Polycera sp.
Pomacanthus arcuatus
          paru
Pomatostegus stellatus
Porites astreoides
          divaricata
          furcata
          porites
Portunus sayi
Priolepis hipoliti
Prognathodes aculeatus
Psedoplexaura spp.
Pseudobiceros pardalis
Pseudodiploria strigosa
Pseudosquilla ciliata
Pseudothyone belli
Pseudupeneus maculatus
Pteria colymbus
Pterogorgia anceps
          guadalupensis
Pterois volitans
Ptilocaulis walpersi
Pyrosoma atlanticum
      
R
Rhincodon typus
Rhipocephalus phoenix
Rhodactis osculifera
Rhopalaea abdminalis
Ricordea florida
Risor ruber
Rypticus bistrispinus
          saponaceus
          subbifrenatus
S
Sabellastarte magnifica
Salmacina huxleyi
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 albifimbria
          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
Stenella longirostris
Stenopus hispidus
          scutellatus
Stenorhynchus seticornis
Stephanocoenia intersepts
Strombus alatus
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
Trididemnum solidum
Tripneustes ventricosus
Tritonia bayeri
Tubastraea coccinea
Turbinella angulata
Tursiops truncatus
U
Udotea sp.
Umimayanthus parasiticus
Urobatis jamaicensis
V
Ventricaria ventricosa
Verongula rigida
Viatrix globulifera
W
Wrangelia penicillata
X
Xanthichthys ringens
Xestospongia muta
Xyrichtys martinicensis
          novacula
          splendens
Z
Zoanthus pulchellus