Inshore Bays

Potential Species on Sandy or Rocky Bottoms

  • Atlantic Pearl Oyster (Pinctada imbricata)
  • Bermuda Cone (Conus mindanus)
  • Calico Clam (Macrocallista maculata)
  • Calico Scallop (Argopecten gibbus)
  • Harbour Conch (Strombus costatus)
  • Milky Moon Snail (Polinices lacteus)
  • Netted Olive (Oliva reticularis)
  • Queen Conch (Strombus gigas
  • Rock Scallop (Spondylus ictericus)
  • Turkey Wing Mussel (Arca zebra)
  • Zigzag Scallop (Euvola ziczac)
  • Spiny Lobster (Panulirus argus)
  • Verrill’s Hermit Crab (Calcinus verrilli) [E]
  • Black Sea Squirt (Phallusia nigra)
  • Brown Zoanthid (Palythoa variabilis)
  • Chicken Liver Sponge (Chondrilla nucula
  • Common Octopus (Octopus vulgaris)
  • Fire Sponge (Tedania ignis)
  • Golfball Sponge or Tangerine Sponge (Tethya actinia)
  • Lacy Sea Squirt (Botrylloides nigrum)
  • Orange Sea Squirt (Ecteinascidia turbinata)
  • Purple Sea Squirt (Clavelina picta)
  • Purple-tipped Sea Anemone (Condylactis gigantea)
  • Reef Squid (Sepiotheuthis sepioidea)
  • Ringed Anemone (Bartholomea annulata)
  • Spotted Sea Hare (Aplysia dactylomela)
  • Zebra Slug (Hypselodoris zebra)
  • Five-Toothed Sea Cucumber (Actinopyga agassizi)
  • Purple Sea Urchin (Lytechinus variegatus)
  • Sand Dollar (Leodia sexiesperforata)
  • Sea Pudding (Isostichopus badionotus)
  • White Sea Urchin (Tripneustes ventricosus)
  • Up-Side-Down Jellyfish (Cassiopea xamachana)
  • Moon Jelly (Aurelia aurita)
  • Bermuda Fireworm (Odontosyllis enopla)
  • Christmas Tree Worm (Pomatoceros triqueter)
  • Spaghetti Worm (Eupolymnia crassicornis) Oculina sp.
  • Fire Coral (Millepora alcicornis)
  • Ivory Bush Coral (Oculina diffusa)
  • Ivory Tree Coral (Oculina valenciennesi)
  • Lesser Starlet Coral (Siderastrea radians)
  • Rose Coral (Isophyllia sinuosa)
  • Barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda)
  • Barred Hamlet (Hypoplectrus puella)
  • Beaugregory (Stegastes leucostictus)
  • Bermuda Bream (Diplodus bermudensis)
  • Bermuda Chub (Kyphosus sectatrix)
  • Bermuda Halfbeak (Hemiramphus bermudensis)
  • Blue-Striped Grunt (Haemulon sciurus)
  • Blue-Striped Lizardfish (Synodus saurus)
  • Bonefish (Albula vulpes)
  • Fantail Mullet (Mugil trichodon)
  • Flagfin Mojarra (Eucinostomus melanopterus)
  • French Grunt (Haemulon flavolineatum)
  • Grey Snapper (Lutjanus griseus)
  • Hogfish (Lachnolaimus maximus)
  • Honeycomb Cowfish (Lactophrys polygonius)
  • Horse-eye Jack (Caranx latus)
  • Lane Snapper (Lutjanus synagris)
  • Lined Seahorse (Hippocampus erectus)
  • Lisa or White Mullet (Mugil curema)
  • Lizardfish, Sand Diver (Synodus intermedius)
  • Longsnout Seahorse (Hippocampus reidi)
  • Longspine Squirrelfish (Holocentrus rufus)
  • Molly Miller (Scartella cristata)
  • Ocean Surgeonfish (Acanthurus bahianus)
  • Palometa (Trachinotus goodei)
  • Peacock Flounder (Bothus lunatus)
  • Sergeant Major (Abudefduf saxatilis)
  • Slippery Dick (Halichoeres bivittatus)
  • Smooth Trunkfish (Lactophrys triqueter)
  • Spotted Eagle Ray (Aetobatus narinari)
  • Hogmouth Fry (Anchoa choerostoma)
  • Blue Fry (Jenkinsia lamprotaenia)
  • Red-eared Sardine (Harengula humeralis) – this fish is called Pilchard in Bermuda
  • Reef Silverside, Rush Fry (Hypoatherina harringtonensis)
  • Spanish Sardine (Sardinella aurita) – this fish is called Anchovy in Bermuda
  • Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas)
  • Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)
  • Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)
  • Longtail or White-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus catesbyi)
  • Yellow-crowned night heron (Nyctanassa violacea)
  • Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
  • Common Plateweed (Halimeda incrassata)
  • Disc Plateweed (Halimeda tuna)
  • Grape Sand Moss or Green Grape Alga (Caulerpa racemosa)
  • Hard Fan Alga (Udotea flabellum)
  • Petticoat Alga (Padina vickersiae)
  • Mermaid’s Wine Glass (Acetabularia crenulata)
  • Merman’s Shaving Brush (Penicillus capitatus)
  • Sea Sand Moss (Caulerpa taxifolia)
  • Slender Plateweed (Halimeda monile)
  • Tallhead Shaving Brush (Penicillus dumetosus)