Fish Species in Our Collection
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Elasmobranchii - Sharks and Rays    
     
Ginglymostomatidae - Carpet Sharks    
Ginglymostoma cirratum Nurse Shark  
     
Rhincodontidae - Whale Shark    
Rhincodon typus Whale Shark  
     
Dasyatidae - Whiptail Stingrays    
Dasyatis americana Southern Stingray  
Dasyatis cf. say Bluntnose Stingray  
     
Mobulidae - Manta Rays    
Manta birostris Giant Manta Ray  
     
Urotrygonidae -Round Stingrays    
Urobatis jamaicensis Yellow Stingray  
     
     
Osteichthyes - Bony Fishes    
     
Acanthuridae - Surgeonfishes    
Acanthurus bahianus Ocean Surgeonfish  
Acanthurus chirurgus Doctorfish  
Acanthurus coeruleus Blue Tang  
     
Albulidae - Bonefishes    
Albula vulpes Bonefish  
     
Ariidae - Ariid Catfish    
Ariopsis felis Hardhead Catfish  
     
Aulostomidae - Trumpetfishes    
Aulostomus maculatus Trumpetfish  
     
Balistidae - Triggerfishes    
Balistes vetula Queen Triggerfish  
Canthidermis maculata Spotted Oceanic Triggerfish  
Canthidermis sufflamen Ocean Triggerfish  
Melichthys niger Black Durgon  
     
Belonidae - Needlefishes    
Strongylura marina Atlantic Needlefish  
     
Bothidae - Lefteye Flounders    
Bothus lunatus Peacock Flounder  
     
Carangidae - Jacks    
Carangoides ruber Bar Jack  
Caranx crysos Blue Runner  
Caranx latus Horse-eye Jack  
Decapterus macarellus Mackerel Scad  
Oligoplites saurus Leatherjacket  
Selar cf. crumenophthalmus Bigeye Scad  
Trachinotus falcatus Permit  
Trachinotus goodei Palometa  
     
Centrarchidae - Sunfishes    
Ambloplites rupestris Rock Bass  
Lepomis gibbosus Pumpkinseed  
Micropterus dolomieu Smallmouth Bass  
Micropterus salmoides Largemouth Bass  
     
Chaetodontidae - Butterflyfishes    
Chaetodon capistratus Foureye Butterflyfish  
Chaetodon ocellatus Spotfin Butterflyfish  
Chaetodon striatus Banded Butterflyfish  
     
Clupeidae - Herrings    
Jenkinsia majua Little-eye Herring  
     
Congridae - Conger Eels    
Heteroconger camelopardalis Giraffe Garden Eel  
     
Cyprinidae - Minnows and Carps    
Luxilus cornutus Common Shiner  
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek Chub  
     
Diodontidae - Porcupinefishes    
Diodon holocanthus Balloonfish  
Diodon hystrix Porcupinefish  
     
Echeneidae - Remoras    
Echeneis naucrates Sharksucker  
     
Esocidae - Pikes    
Esox americanus Grass Pike, Grass Pickerel  
     
Exocoetidae - Flyingfish    
Cypselurus comatus Clearwing Flyingfish  
     
Gasterosteidae - Sticklebacks    
Culaea inconstans Brook Stickleback  
     
Gerreidae - Mojarra    
Gerres cinereus Yellowfin Mojarra  
Ulaema lefroyi Mottled Mojarra  
     
Gobiidae - Gobies    
Bathygobius soporator Frillfin Goby  
Coryphopterus personatus Masked Goby  
Gnatholepis thompsoni Goldspot Goby  
Neogobius melanostomus* Round Goby*  
     
Grammatidae - Basslets    
Gramma loreto Fairy Basslet  
     
Haemulidae - Grunts    
Anisotremus virginicus Porkfish  
Haemulon carbonarium Caesar Grunt  
Haemulon chrysargyreum Smallmouth Grunt  
Haemulon flavolineatum French Grunt  
Haemulon macrostomum Spanish Grunt  
Haemulon melanurum Cottonwick  
Haemulon parra Sailor's Grunt  
Haemulon plumierii White Grunt  
Haemulon sciurus Bluestriped Grunt  
     
Hemiramphidae - Halfbeaks    
Hemiramphus brasiliensis Ballyhoo Halfbeak  
     
Holocentridae - Squirrelfishes    
Holocentrus adscensionis Squirrelfish  
Holocentrus rufus Longspine Squirrelfish  
     
Inermiidae - Bonnetmouths    
Inermia vittata Boga  
     
Kyphosidae - Sea Chubs    
Kyphosus sectatrix Bermuda Chub  
     
Labridae - Wrasses    
Bodianus rufus Spanish Hogfish  
Clepticus parrae Creole Wrasse  
Halichoeres bivittatus Slippery Dick  
Halichoeres garnoti Yellowhead Wrasse  
Halichoeres maculipinna Clown Wrasse  
Halichoeres radiatus Puddingwife Wrasse  
Thalassoma bifasciatum Bluehead  
     
Lobotidae - Tripletails    
Lobotes surinamensis Tripletail  
     
Lutjanidae - Snappers    
Lutjanus apodus Schoolmaster  
Lutjanus cyanopterus Cubera Snapper  
Lutjanus griseus Gray Snapper  
Lutjanus mahogoni Mahogany Snapper  
Ocyurus chrysurus Yellowtail Snapper  
     
Malacanthidae - Tilefishes    
Malacanthus plumieri Sand Tilefish  
     
Megalopidae - Tarpons    
Megalops atlanticus Atlantic Tarpon  
     
Monacanthidae - Filefishes    
Aluterus scriptus Scrawled Filefish  
Cantherhines macrocerus White-spotted Filefish  
     
Mugilidae - Mullets  
Mugil cephalus Striped Mullet  
Mugil curema White Mullet  
     
Mullidae - Goatfishes    
Mulloidichthys martinicus Yellow Goatfish  
Pseudupeneus maculatus Spotted Goatfish  
     
Muraenidae - Morays    
Gymnothorax funebris Green Moray Eel  
Gymnothorax cf. miliaris Goldentail Moray Eel  
Gymnothorax moringa Spotted Moray Eel  
     
Opisthognathidae - Jawfishes    
Opistognathus sp. Bluebar Jawfish  
     
Ostraciidae - Boxfishes    
Acanthostracion polygonius Honeycomb Cowfish  
Lactophrys triqueter Smooth Trunkfish  
     
Percidae - Perches and Darters    
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow Darter  
Etheostoma exile Iowa Darter  
Perca flavescens Yellow Perch  
Percina caprodes Logperch  
     
Pomacanthidae - Angelfishes    
Holacanthus ciliaris Queen Angelfish  
Holacanthus tricolor Rock Beauty  
Pomacanthus arcuatus Gray Angelfish  
Pomacanthus paru French Angelfish  
     
Pomacentridae - Damselfishes    
Abudefduf saxatilis Sergeant Major  
Chromis cyanea Blue Chromis  
Chromis multilineata Brown Chromis  
Microspathodon chrysurus Yellowtail Damselfish  
Stegastes diencaeus Longfin Damselfish  
Stegastes leucostictus Beaugregory  
Stegastes partitus Bicolor Damselfish  
Stegastes variabilis Cocoa Damselfish  
     
Salmonidae - Salmon and Trout    
Oncorhynchus kisutch* Coho Salmon*  
     
Scaridae - Parrotfishes    
Scarus guacamaia Rainbow Parrotfish  
Scarus iserti Striped Parrotfish  
Scarus taeniopterus Princess Parrotfish  
Scarus vetula Queen Parrotfish  
Sparisoma aurofrenatum Redband Parrotfish  
Sparisoma chrysopterum Redtail Parrotfish  
Sparisoma frondosum Saddled Parrotfish  
Sparisoma viride Stoplight Parrotfish  
     
Sciaenidae - Drums    
Equetus punctatus Spotted Drum  
     
Scorpaenidae - Scorpionfishes    
Scorpaena plumieri Spotted Scorpionfish  
     
Serranidae - Sea Basses    
Cephalopholis cruentata Graysby  
Cephalopholis fulva Coney  
Epinephelus cf. adscensionis Rock Hind  
Epinephelus striatus Nassau Grouper  
Hypoplectrus indigo Indigo Hamlet  
Hypoplectrus nigricans Black Hamlet  
Hypoplectrus puella Barred Hamlet  
Mycteroperca bonaci Black Grouper  
Mycteroperca tigris Tiger Grouper  
Paranthias furcifer Creolefish  
Rypticus saponaceus Greater Soapfish  
Serranus tabacarius Tobaccofish  
Serranus tigrinus Harlequin Bass  
     
Sparidae - Porgies    
Calamus cf. bajonado Jolthead Porgy  
Calamus calamus Saucereye Porgy  
     
Sphyraenidae - Barracuda    
Sphyraena barracuda Great Barracuda  
Sphyraena picudilla Southern Sennet  
     
Synodontidae - Lizardfishes    
Synodus intermedius Sand Diver  
     
Tetraodontidae - Pufferfishes    
Canthigaster rostrata Sharpnose Puffer  
Sphoeroides spengleri Bandtail Puffer  
Sphoeroides testudineus Checkered Puffer  
     
Xiphiidae - Swordfish    
Xiphias gladius Swordfish  
     
* organisms photographed outside of their native range