Species

FACT Network Researchers study a wide variety of marine species. To learn more about an animal, click the image!

Sharks

Atlantic Sharpnose Shark
Rhizoprionodon terraenovae

Blacktip Shark
Carcharhinus limbatus

Blacknose Shark
Carcharhinus acronotus

Blue Shark
Prionace glauca

Bonnethead Shark
Sphyrna tiburo

Bull Shark
Carcharhinus leucas

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Bony Fishes

 

Almaco Jack
Seriola rivoliana
Atlantic Croaker
Micropogonias undulatus
Atlantic Sturgeon
Acipenser oxyrhynchus
Black Drum
Pogonias cromis
Black Grouper
Mycteroperca bonaci
Black Seabass
Centropristis striata

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Rays

Atlantic Stingray
Dasyatis sabina
Bluntnose Stingray
Dasyatis say
Cownose Ray
Rhinoptera bonasus
Manta Ray
Manta birostris
Roughtail Stingray
Dasyatis centroura
Smalltooth Sawfish
Pristis pectinata

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Reptiles

 

American Alligator
Alligator mississippiensis
Diamondback Terrapin
Malaclemys terrapin
Green Turtle
Chelonia mydas
Hawksbill Turtle
Eretmochelys imbricata
Kemp’s Ridley Turtle
Lepidochelys kempii
Loggerhead Turtle
Caretta caretta