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 PACIFIC NORTHWEST INVERTEBRATES
LIVING REEF PROJECT

Below is the list of invertebrate species that are monitored as part of the Living REEF Project's Invertebrate Monitoring Program, a companion to REEF Fish Survey Project in the Pacific Northwest.  For more information, visit the Living REEF Project page.

Presence/Absence
Strawberry Anemone Corynactis californica
Orange Social Ascidian Metandrocarpa sp.(M. taylori, M. dura)
Fringed Tube Worm Dodecaceria fewkesi

Count Data: Single (1), Few (2-10), Many (11-100), Abundant (>100)
Chimney Sponge Rhabdocalyptus dawsoni and Staurocalyptus dowlingi
Cloud/Goblet Sponge Aphrocallistes vastus and Chonelasma calyx
Candy Stripe Shrimp Lebbeus grandimanus
Coonstripe Shrimp Pandalus danae
Dungeness Crab Cancer magister
Giant Barnacle Balanus nubilus
Green Crab Carcinus maenas
Northern Kelp Crab Pugettia producta
Red Rock Crab Cancer productus
Spot Prawn Pandalus platyceros
Lacy Bryozoan Phidolorpora labiata (formerly P. pacifica)
Fish-eating Anemone Urticina piscivora, (formerly in genus Tealia)
Plumose Anemone Metridium senile and Metridium giganteum
Tube-dwelling Anemone Pachycerianthus fimbriatus
White-spotted Anemone Urticina lofotensis (formerly in genus Tealia)
Moon Jelly Aurelia aurita and Aurelia labiata
Sea Blubber Cyanea capillata
Orange Cup Coral Balanophyllia elegans
Pink Hydrocoral Stylaster sp. (S. verrilli and S. venusta)
Orange Sea Pen Ptilosarcus gurneyi
California Sea Cucumber Parastichopus californicus
Orange Sea Cucumber Cucumaria miniata
Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata
Spiny Pink Star Pisaster brevispinus
Sunflower Star Pycnopodia helianthoides
Green Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis
Red Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus franciscanus
Eccentric Sand Dollar Dendraster excentricus
Giant Nudibranch Dendronotus iris
Opalescent Nudibranch Hermissenda crassicornis
White-lined Dirona Dirona albolineata
Yellow Margin Dorid Cadlina luteomarginata
Giant Pacific Octopus Octopus dofleini
Leafy Hornmouth Ceratastoma foliatum
Lewis's Moonsnail Euspira lewisii, (Formerly Polinices lewisii)
Oregon Triton Fusitriton oregonensis
Gumboot Chiton Cryptochiton stelleri
Northern Abalone Haliotis kamtschatkana
Rock Scallop Crassadoma gigantea (formerly Hinnites gigsanteus)
Feather Duster Worm Eudistylia vancouveri
Shiny Orange Sea Squirt Cnemidocarpa finmarkiensis

 


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