The Rocky Shore

Some of the plants and animals that live on the Rocky Shore in Bermuda are:

  • Sally Lightfoot Crab (Grapsus grapsus)
  • West Indian Topshell (Cittarium pica)
  • Nerites (several species)
  • Beaded Periwinkle (Tectarius muricatus)
  • Keyhole Limpets (several species)
  • West Indian Chiton (Chiton tuberculatus)
  • White-tailed Tropicbird or Longtail (Phaethon lepturus catesbyi)
  • Pigeon (Columba livia)
  • Yellow-crowned Night Heron (Nyctanassa violacea)
  • Buttonwood (Conocarpus erectus)
  • Bay Grape (Coccoloba uvifera)
  • Coast Spurge (Euphorbia mesembrianthemifolia)
  • Sea Oxeye (Borrichia arborescens)
  • Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirens)
  • Prickly Pear (Opuntia stricta)
  • Seaside Purslane