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L. Holly Sweat
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Abstract:

This list contains some of the invertebrate species that can be found on tidal flats throughout the Indian River Lagoon watershed.


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Families: 30

Genera: 34

Species: 41

Total Taxa: 41 (including subsp. and var.)

Anodontia alba
Buttercup Lucine
Aplysia brasiliana
Sooty Seahare
Arenicola cristata
Southern Lugworm
Batillaria minima
West Indian False Cerith
Bursatella leachii
Ragged Sea Hare
Callinectes ornatus
Ornate Blue Crab
Callinectes similis
Lesser Blue Crab
Chaetopterus variopedatus
Parchment Tube Worm
Clibanarius vittatus
Striped Hermit Crab
Cyrtopleura costata
Angelwing Clam
Dinocardium robustum
Atlantic Giant Cockle
Diopatra cuprea
Plumed Worm
Fasciolaria tulipa
Tulip Snail
Geukensia demissa
Ribbed Horsemussel
Glycera americana
Blood Worm
Leptuca pugilator
Atlantic Sand Fiddler
Leptuca thayeri
Atlantic Mangrove Fiddler
Littorina irrorata
Marsh Periwinkle
Luidia clathrata
Gray Sea Star
Luidia senegalensis
Nine-armed Sea Star
Lysiosquilla scabricauda
Spring-tailed Mantis Shrimp
Mercenaria campechiensis
Southern Hard Clam
Minuca rapax
Mudflat Fiddler
Pectinaria gouldii
Ice Cream Cone Worm
Petrochirus diogenes
Giant Hermit Crab
Pinnixa chaetopterana
Tube Pea Crab
Polymesoda caroliniana
Carolina marsh clam
Prunum apicinum
Common Atlantic Marginella
Tagelus plebeius
Stout Tagelus
Tritia obsoleta
Eastern mudsnail
Uca minax
Redjointed Fiddler
Uca pugnax
Atlantic Marsh Fiddler
Upogebia affinis
Coastal Mud Shrimp