Grapsus grapsus is one of the most common crabs along the western coast of the Americas. It is known variously as, "red rock crab", "abuete negro", and along with crabs such as Percnon gibbesi as, "Sally Lightfoot".
Rhizophora mangle, known as the red mangrove, is distributed in estuarine ecosystems throughout the tropics. Its viviparous "seeds," in actuality called propagules, become fully mature plants before dropping off the parent tree. These are dispersed by water until eventually embedding in the shallows.
The lava cactus (Brachycereus nesioticus) is a species of cactus and the sole species of the genus Brachycereus. The plant is a colonizer of lava fields, hence its common name. It is endemic to the Galápagos Islands.
Sea urchins or urchins, archaically called sea hedgehogs, are small, spiny, globular animals which, with their close kin, such as sand dollars, constitute the class Echinoidea of the echinoderm phylum.
The brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) is a small pelican found in the Americas. It is one of the best known and most prominent birds found in the coastal areas of the southern and western United States. It is one of only three pelican species found in the Western Hemisphere. The brown pelican is one of the only two pelican species which feeds by diving into the water.
white-crowned finch are passerine birds in the family Fringillidae. They are predominantly seed-eating songbirds.
The marine iguana is only found in Galapagos Islands, it has a unique ability among lizards, to live in the sea, making it a marine reptile
The Galápagos tortoise or Galápagos giant tortoise is the largest living species of tortoise and the 13th-heaviest living reptile.
Is a species of sea lions exclusive of Galapagos Islands, is one of the most numerous species in the Archipelago
baby being raised at the Charles Darwin Research Station
babies being raised at the Charles Darwin Research Station