North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher's education team has put their census up on iNaturalist, so that teachers and fellow educators have a reference to learn more about the different species here at the aquarium.

Epaulette Shark 1
Hemiscyllium ocellatum
Golfodulcean Poison Frog 2
Phyllobates vittatus
Moon Jelly 4
Aurelia aurita
Bar Jack 5
Caranx ruber
Grey Angelfish 6
Pomacanthus arcuatus
Spotfin Butterflyfish 7
Chaetodon ocellatus
Dollar Sunfish 8
Lepomis marginatus
Yellow Stingray 9
Urobatis jamaicensis
Red Warty Anemone 10
Bunodosoma cavernatum
Sea Nettle 11
Chrysaora quinquecirrha
Dragon Sea Moth 12
Eurypegasus draconis
Red-tail Dragonface Pipefish 12
Corythoichthys flavofasciatus
Ringed Pipefish 13
Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus
Scarlet Hermit Crab 14
Paguristes cadenati
Striped Shrimpfish 12
Aeoliscus strigatus
Dyeing Poison Frog 15
Dendrobates tinctorius
Indigo Dottyback 10
Pseudochromis fridmani x sankeyi
Sailfin Tang 10
Zebrasoma veliferum
Tiger Tail Sea Cucumber 16
Holothuria thomasi
Squirrelfish 17
Holocentrus adscensionis
Atlantic Bumper 18
Chloroscombrus chrysurus
White Catfish 19
Ameiurus catus
Atlantic Tarpon 20
Megalops atlanticus
Bowfin 21
Amia calva
Blue Hippo Tang 22
Paracanthurus hepatus
Striped Cleaner Wrasse 12
Labroides dimidiatus
Xenia Pulse Coral 10
Cespitularia erecta
Foureye Butterflyfish 23
Chaetodon capistratus
Planehead Filefish 24
Stephanolepis hispidus
Yellow Rat Snake 25
Elaphe obsolete quadrivittata
Trunkfish 7
Lactophrys trigonus
American Bullfrog 26
Lithobates catesbeianus
Sand Tiger Shark 27
Carcharias taurus
Summer Flounder 18
Paralichthys dentatus
Copperband Butterflyfish 12
Chelmon rostratus
Ladyfish 20
Elops saurus
Bicolor Angelfish 28
Centropyge bicolor
Bicolor Blenny 29
Ecsenius bicolor
Red-tailed Butterflyfish 28
Chaetodon collare
Threadfin Butterflyfish 30
Chaetodon auriga
Green Chromis 1
Chromis viridis
Irish Pompano 20
Diapterus auratus
Tiger Tail Seahorse 31
Hippocampus comes
Striped Mullet 32
Mugil cephalus
Sheephead Minnow 1
Cyprinodon variegatus variegatus
Tridacna squamosa clam 1
Tridacna squamosa
Bluehead chub 33
Nocomis leptocephalus
Balloon Fish 34
Diodon holocanthus
Giant Green Anemone 35
Anthopleura xanthogrammica
Sand-rose Anemone 36
Urticina columbiana
American Star Shell 37
Lithopoma americanum
Tricolor Hermit Crab 38
Clibanarius tricolor
Common Sea Star 39
Asterias rubens
Threadfin Shad 40
Dorosoma petenense
Banggai Cardinalfish 41
Pterapogon kauderni
Mummichog 43
Fundulus heteroclitus
Red Drum 44
Sciaenops ocellatus
Sheepshead 5
Archosargus probatocephalus
Small Giant Clam 47
Tridacna maxima
Green Anole 48
Anolis carolinensis
Schoolmaster Snapper 5
Lutjanus apodus
Birdsnest (Thin) Coral 49
Seriatopora hystrix
Lemonpeel Angelfish 42
Centropyge flavissima
Vase Montipora Coral 50
Montipora capricornis
Brown Spiny Sea Star 51
Echinaster spinulosus
Blue Angelfish 5
Holacanthus bermudensis
Spotted Drum 52
Equetus punctatus
Redear Sunfish 53
Lepomis microlophus
Neon Goby 5
Elacatinus oceanops
Feather Blenny 54
Hypsoblennius hentz
Oceanic Triggerfish 55
Canthidermis sufflamen
Painted greenling 56
Oxylebius pictus
Black Prickleback 57
Xiphister atropurpureus
Green Gem Acropora 59
Acropora gemmifera
Cactus Coral 60
Pavona decussata
Tricolor Valida Acropora 62
Acropora valida
Foxface 63
Siganus vulpinus
Yellow Cup Coral 42
Turbinaria frondens
Lemonpeel Angelfish 42
Centropyge flavissima
Pygmy Angelfish 64
Centropyge argi
Eastern Mosquitofish 65
Gambusia holbrookii
Rainwater Killifish 66
Lucania parva
Sailfin Molly 67
Poecilia latipinna
Cubbyu 52
Pareques umbrosus
Scrawled Cowfish 68
Acanthostracion quadricornis
Brazilian Ocean Surgeonfish 5
Acanthurus bahianus
Blackbar Soldierfish 69
Myripristis jacobus
Rock Beauty 70
Holacanthus tricolor
Belted sandfish 5
Serranus subligarius
Forbes's Sea Star 71
Asterias forbesi
Knobbed Whelk 72
Busycon carica

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