1654 thumb GTM Research Reserve Fish Guide

This a Field Guide of Fish that have been site verified.

Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (GTM Research Reserve) is dedicated to the conservation of natural biodiversity and cultural resources through research and monitoring to guide science-based stewardship ...more ↓

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Southern Stingray 1
Dasyatis americana
Small
Atlantic Stingray 2
Dasyatis sabina
Small
Clearnose Skate 3
Raja eglanteria
159046735 9324daeb70 m
Atlantic Guitarfish 4
Rhinobatos lentiginosus
3117857772 5bbb015281 m
Manta Ray 5
Manta birostris
Small
Cow-nosed Ray 6
Rhinoptera bonasus
240px gymnura micrura
Smooth Butterfly Ray 7
Gymnura micrura
9243013302 8ce116be2e m
Scalloped Hammerhead 8
Sphyrna lewini
Small
Great Hammerhead 2
Sphyrna mokarran
Shovelhead
Sphyrna tiburo
5188072534 0d1a4a88f4 m
Spinner Shark 9
Carcharhinus brevipinna
538133228 7d2d61d18c m
Bull Shark 10
Carcharhinus leucas
3476233437 f4540dfc0d m
Blacktip Shark 11
Carcharhinus limbatus
6181894773 1408ae8353 m
Sandbar Shark 12
Carcharhinus plumbeus
3402305503 8abbc5d042 m
Lemon Shark 13
Negaprion brevirostris
5188066846 df62b4f961 m
Scrawled Cowfish 9
Acanthostracion quadricornis
4570622972 4ba50f6d09 m
Buffalo Trunkfish 15
Lactophrys trigonus
3148924923 a53bff3095 m
Northern Puffer 16
Sphoeroides maculatus
Small
Southern Puffer 14
Sphoeroides nephelus
Small
Checkered Puffer 17
Sphoeroides testudineus
Small
Spiny Porcupinefish 18
Diodon holocanthus
4152838893 ffee8dc655 m
Grey Triggerfish 19
Balistes capriscus
3116202999 dc6a248c96 m
Crevalle Jack 20
Caranx hippos
3057856018 aa4804f7d8 m
Horse-eye Jack 21
Caranx latus
5188107338 86516c8c90 m
Bigeye Scad 9
Selar crumenophthalmus
Small
Yellow Jack 22
Carangoides bartholomaei
3594212038 756d0c12d1 m
jorobado caballa 23
Selene setapinnis
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Lookdown 24
Selene vomer
Florida pompano
Trachinotus carolinus
240px trachinotus falcatus
Permit 25
Trachinotus falcatus
Small
Greater Amberjack 26
Seriola dumerili
Leather jacket
Oligoplites saurus
horqueta del Atlántico
Chloroscombrus chrysurus
Small
charrito garretón 2
Trachurus lathami
Small
Great Barracuda 26
Sphyraena barracuda
5187508191 aef240f764 m
Guachanche Barracuda 9
Sphyraena guachancho
2489682849 b3ffcbcc00 m
King Mackerel 13
Scomberomorus cavalla
Atlantic spanish mackerel
Scomberomorus maculatus
3118027361 82cfb73b4a m
Skipjack 27
Sarda sarda
Red Snapper
Lutjanus campechanus
4785268312 87d4d2ffbd m
Grey Snapper 12
Lutjanus griseus
5253977089 0c7f47675e m
Lane Snapper 13
Lutjanus synagris
Small
gobio violeta 28
Gobioides broussonetii
Small
mapo aguado 14
Bathygobius soporator
Small
madrejuile flecha 14
Gobionellus oceanicus
Small
Naked goby 29
Gobiosoma bosc
twoscale goby
Gobiosoma longipala
gobio clave
Gobiosoma robustum
gobio payaso
Microgobius gulosus
green goby
Microgobius thalassinus
Small
Dwarf Sand Perch 22
Diplectrum bivittatum
5120542252 8ec7c03307 m
Sand Perch 13
Diplectrum formosum
Atlantic Goliath Grouper
Epinephelus itajara
Small
cabrilla serrana 2
Centropristis philadelphica
7160642005 e4b74a075f m
Black Sea Bass 13
Centropristis striata
4422318495 1372b9ef50 m
Sergeant Major 30
Abudefduf saxatilis
6056011333 dce8bfe4de m
Sharksucker 31
Echeneis naucrates
Small
Common Remora 26
Remora remora
Small
Banded Drum 2
Larimus fasciatus
Speckled trout
Cynoscion nebulosus
Weakfish
Cynoscion regalis
Oyster drum
Pogonias cromis
Silver Perch
Bairdiella chrysoura
5188097798 f81b0f995e m
Spot Croaker 9
Leiostomus xanthurus
3148513145 e27ed0e6e6 m
Southern Kingfish 23
Menticirrhus americanus
5187498737 264c04569e m
berrugato del Golfo 9
Menticirrhus littoralis
Northern Kingfish
Menticirrhus saxatilis
Atlantic croaker
Micropogonias undulatus
6668143375 ed47c82691 m
Red Drum 32
Sciaenops ocellatus
Small
corvinilla lanza 2
Stellifer lanceolatus
7213359676 24df3f7cbb m
Sheepshead 13
Archosargus probatocephalus
silver porgy
Diplodus argenteus
4784622929 c39539e1fd m
Pinfish 12
Lagodon rhomboides
5292211472 e302680a4d m
grunts 13
Haemulon
Hogfish
Orthopristis chrysoptera
3837907978 16b9b81045 m
Atlantic Spadefish 13
Chaetodipterus faber
384959424 3202639d1f m
Common Dolphinfish 33
Coryphaena hippurus
striped blenny
Chasmodes bosquianus
Florida blenny
Chasmodes saburrae
8353855850 4e6af55a6e m
Barred blenny 13
Hypleurochilus bermudensis
feather blenny
Hypsoblennius hentz
Small
Common snook 34
Centropomus undecimalis
black bass
Micropterus floridanus
Small
Redbreast sunfish 35
Lepomis auritus
8538678901 67f7baafc2 m
Bluegill 36
Lepomis macrochirus
2158722890 3f1a9efc52 m
Redear Sunfish 37
Lepomis microlophus
4882871390 d671bd24cc m
Spotted sunfish 38
Lepomis punctatus
Small
Silver Jenny 39
Eucinostomus gula
mojarra costera
Eucinostomus harengulus
Small
Irish Pompano 14
Diapterus auratus
Bluefish
Pomatomus saltatrix
Small
Silverfish 40
Trichiurus lepturus
palometa pámpano
Peprilus paru
Small
Flathead Mullet 41
Mugil cephalus
White Mullet
Mugil curema
Hairy blenny
Labrisomus nuchipinnis
Short Bigeye
Pristigenys alta
Small
Atlantic Tripletail 22
Lobotes surinamensis
Small
Cobia 22
Rachycentron canadum

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