Florent's Guide To The

South Florida Reefs

Latest Updates
Jewel Urchin - Lytechinus williamsi
Red-Tipped Sea Goddess - Glossodoris sedna
Dardanus fucosus - Dardanus fucosus
Whitespotted Filefish - Cantherhines macrocerus
Yellowtail Snapper - Ocyurus chrysurus
Ocean Surgeonfish - Acanthurus bahianus
Butter Hamlet - Hypoplectrus unicolor
Reef Butterflyfish - Chaetodon sedentarius
Yellowtail Reeffish - Chromis enchrysura
Spinner Dolphin - Stenella longirostris
Spotted Eagle Ray - Aetobatus narinari
Ghost Feather Duster - Anamobaea sp.
Warty Comb Jelly - Leucothea multicornis
Boulder Brain Coral - Colpophyllia natans
Rough Star Coral - Isophyllia rigida
Symmetrical Brain Coral - Pseudodiploria strigosa
Goldspot Goby - Gnatholepis thompsoni
Giant Barrel Sponge - Xestospongia muta
Sharptail Eel - Myrichthys breviceps
Porkfish - Anisotremus virginicus
Channel Clinging Crab - Mithrax spinosissimus
Caribbean Reef Squid - Sepioteuthis sepioidea
Gray Angelfish - Pomacanthus arcuatus
Doctorfish - Acanthurus chirurgus
Golden Coral Shrimp - Stenopus scutellatus
Green Moray Eel - Gymnothorax funebris
Hogfish - Lachnolaimus maximus
Permit - Trachinotus falcatus
Yellowline Arrow Crab - Stenorhynchus seticornis
Bearded Fireworm - Hermodice carunculata
Banded Coral Shrimp - Stenopus hispidus
Green Turtle - Chelonia mydas
Giant Basketstar Star - Astrophyton muricatum
Caribbean Reef Octopus - Octopus briareus
Spotted Moray Eel - Gymnothorax moringa
Goldentail Moray Eel - Gymnothorax miliaris
Black Durgon - Melichthys niger
Giant Hermit Crab - Petrochirus diogenes
French Angelfish - Pomacanthus paru
Red Lionfish - Pterois volitans
Queen Parrotfish - Scarus vetula
Lettuce Sea Slug - Elysia crispata
Stareye Hermit Crab - Dardanus venosus
Lancer Dragonet - Callionymus bairdi
Orangeclaw Hermit Crab - Calcinus tibicen
Peacock Flounder - Bothus lunatus
Queen Triggerfish - Balistes vetula
Redband Parrotfish - Sparisoma aurofrenatum
Princess Parrotfish - Scarus taeniopterus
Sargassum Triggerfish - Xanthichthys ringens
Harlequin Bass - Serranus tigrinus
Tobaccofish - Serranus tabacarius
Peppermint Basslet - Liopropoma rubre
Christmas Tree Worm - Spirobranchus giganteus
Squat Anemone Shrimp - Thor amboinensis
Orange Fireworm - Eurythoe complanata
Gray Snapper - Lutjanus griseus
Threespot Damselfish - Stegastes planifrons
Cherubfish - Centropyge argi
Slender Filefish - Monacanthus tuckeri
Mutton Snapper - Lutjanus analis
Foureye Butterflyfish - Chaetodon capistratus
Striped Polycera - Polycera sp.
Circle-Marked Brittle Star - Ophioderma cinerea
Rock Beauty - Holacanthus tricolor
Flapping Dingbat - Gastropteron chacmol
Red Reef Hermit Crab - Paguristes cadenati
Redspotted Hawkfish - Amblycirrhitus pinos
Creole Wrasse - Clepticus parrae
Spotted Snake Eel - Ophichthus ophis
Southern Stingray - Dasyatis americana
Slate Pencil Urchin - Eucidaris tribuloides
Bar Jack - Carangoides ruber
Scrawled Cowfish - Acanthostracion quadricornis
Ornate Elysia - Elysia ornata
Flying Gurnard - Dactylopterus volitans
Yellow Box Crab - Calappa sulcata
Clown Wrasse - Halichoeres maculipinna
Shameface Heart Crab - Cryptosoma bairdii
Sharpnose Puffer - Canthigaster rostrata
Sand Perch - Diplectrum formosum
Variegated Urchin - Lytechinus variegatus
Caribbean Reef Mantis Shrimp - Lysiosquillina glabriuscula
Lane Snapper - Lutjanus synagris
Red Heart Urchin - Meoma ventricosa
Scaly-Tailed Mantis Shrimp - Lysiosquilla scabricauda
Yellowcheek Wrasse - Halichoeres cyanocephalus
Blackear Wrasse - Halichoeres poeyi
Spottail Pinfish - Diplodus holbrookii
Purplemouth Moray Eel - Gymnothorax vicinus
Bandtail Puffer - Sphoeroides spengleri
Twospot Cardinalfish - Apogon pseudomaculatus
Blue Angelfish - Holacanthus bermudensis
Florida Stone Crab - Menippe mercenaria
Cushion Sea Star - Oreaster reticulatus
White-Spotted Fireworm - Chloeia sp.
Cuban Stone Crab - Menippe nodifrons
Lavender Rope Spounge - Niphates erecta
Sand Tilefish - Malacanthus plumieri
Yellowfin Grouper - Mycteroperca venenosa
Spotted Spiny Lobster - Panulirus guttatus

Fish

Invertebrates

Sponges

Corals

Algae

Marine Reptiles & Mammals


All Photographs
© 2020 Florent Charpin