Tidal Flat Aquatic Invertebrates
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Families: 45
Genera: 50
Species: 55 (species rank)
Total Taxa: 61 (including subsp. and var.)
Aplysia brasiliana - Sooty Seahare
Arenicola cristata - Southern Lugworm
Batillaria minima - West Indian False Cerith
Dinocardium robustum - Atlantic Giant Cockle
Chaetopterus variopedatus - Parchment Tube Worm
Cirratulus grandis - Orange Fringed Worm
Polymesoda caroliniana - Carolina marsh clam
Clibanarius vittatus - Striped Hermit Crab
Petrochirus diogenes - Giant Hermit Crab
Fasciolaria tulipa - Tulip Snail
Glycera americana - Blood Worm
Littorina irrorata - Marsh Periwinkle
Anodontia alba - Buttercup Lucine
Luidia clathrata - Gray Sea Star
Luidia senegalensis - Nine-armed Sea Star
Lysiosquilla scabricauda - Spring-tailed Mantis Shrimp
Prunum apicinum - Common Atlantic Marginella
Geukensia demissa - Ribbed Horsemussel
Ilyanassa obsoleta - Eastern mudsnail
Nereis succinea - Clam Worm
Bursatella leachii - Ragged Sea Hare
Uca minax - Redjointed Fiddler
Uca pugilator - Atlantic Sand Fiddler
Uca pugnax - Atlantic Marsh Fiddler
Uca rapax - Mudflat Fiddler
Uca thayeri - Atlantic Mangrove Fiddler
Diopatra cuprea - Plumed Worm
Scoloplos fragilis - Polychaete worm
Palaemonetes sp. - Grass shrimp
Pectinaria gouldii - Trumpet Worm
Penaeus sp. - Shrimps
Cyrtopleura costata - Angelwing Clam
Pinnixa chaetopterana - Tube Pea Crab
Callinectes ornatus - Ornate Blue Crab
Callinectes similis - Lesser Blue Crab
Cerithidea sp. - Hornsnails
Sesarma sp. - Marsh crabs
Tagelus plebeius - Stout Tagelus
Strombus gigas - Queen Conch
Macoma brevifrons - Short Macoma
Macoma tenta - Elongate Macoma
Upogebia affinis - Coastal Mud Shrimp
Mercenaria campechiensis - Southern Hard Clam