Species You Need To Know

IDSCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAMETAXAGROUP
1Citharichthys stigmaeusSpeckled SanddabBothidaeFish
2Paralichthys californicusCalifornia HalibutBothidaeFish
3Artedius corallinusCoralline SculpinCottidaeFish
4Orthonopias triacisSnubnose SculpinCottidaeFish
5Scorpaenichthys marmoratusCabezonCottidaeFish
6 Embiotoca jacksoniBlack SurfperchEmbiotocidaeFish
7Embiotoca lateralisStriped SurfperchEmbiotocidaeFish
8Brachyistius frenatusKelp SurfperchEmbiotocidaeFish
9Cymatogaster aggregataShiner SurfperchEmbiotocidaeFish
10Hypsurus caryiRainbow SurfperchEmbiotocidaeFish
11Rhacochilus toxotesRubberlip SurfperchEmbiotocidaeFish
12Damalichthys vaccaPile SurfperchEmbiotocidaeFish
13Hexagrammos decagrammusKelp GreenlingHexagrammidaeFish
14Ophiodon elongatusLingcodHexagrammidaeFish
15Oxylebius pictusPainted GreenlingHexagrammidaeFish
16 Sebastes atrovirensKelp RockfishScorpaenidaeFish
17Sebastes carnatusGopher RockfishScorpaenidaeFish
18Sebastes caurinusCopper rockfishScorpaenidaeFish
19Sebastes chrysomelasBlack and Yellow RockfishScorpaenidaeFish
20Sebastes mystinusBlue RockfishScorpaenidaeFish
21Sebastes nebulosusChina RockfishScorpaenidaeFish
22Sebastes serranoidesOlive RockfishScorpaenidaeFish
23Sebastes melanopsBlack RockfishScorpaenidaeFish
24Sebastes paucispinisBocaccioScorpaenidaeFish
25Girella nigricansOpaleyeKyphosidaeFish
26Medialuna californiensisHalfmoonKyphosidaeFish
27Paralabrax clathratusKelp BassSerranidaeFish
28Semicossyphus pulcherCalifornia SheepheadLabridaeFish
29Oxyjulis californicusSenoritaLabridaeFish
30Mola molaOcean SunfishMolidaeFish
31Anarrhichthys ocellatusWolfeelAnarhichadidaeFish
32Coryphopterus nicholsiiBlackeye gobyGobiidaeFish
33Chromis punctipinnisBlacksmithPomacentridaeFish
34Acarnus erithacusRed Volcano SpongePoriferaInverts
35Acanthancora cyanocryptaCobalt SpongePoriferaInverts
36Tethya californianaOrange Puffball SpongePoriferaInverts
37Primavalens insculptaFluted bryozoanBryozoaInvert Bryozoan
38Diaperoforma californicaSouthern Staghorn BryozoanBryozoaInvert Bryozoan
39Phidolopora pacificaLacy BryozoanBryozoaInvert Bryozoan
40Membranipora villosaKelp bryozoanBryozoaInvert Bryozoan
41Paracyathus stearnsiiBrown Cup CoralAnthozoaInverts Cnidarians
42Balanophyllia elegansOrange Cup CoralAnthozoaInverts Cnidarians
43Corynactis californicaStrawberry AnemoneAnthozoaInverts Cnidarians
44Pachycerianthus fimbriatusTube Dwelling AnemoneAnthozoaInverts Cnidarians
45Metridium farcimenGiant White AnemoneAnthozoaInverts Cnidarians
46Urticina lofotensisWhite Spotted Rose AnemoneAnthozoaInverts Cnidarians
47Urticina crassicornusPainted Rose AnemoneAnthozoaInverts Cnidarians
48Urticina piscivoraFish-eating AnemoneAnthozoaInverts Cnidarians
49Stylaster californicusCalifornia hydrocoralHydrozoaInverts Cnidarians
50Aplidium sppColonial TunicateUrochordataInverts Urochordates
51Clavelina huntsmaniLightbulb TunicateUrochordataInverts Urochordates
52Cystodytes lobatusLobed TunicateUrochordataInverts Urochordates
53Didemnum carnulentumColonial TunicateUrochordataInverts Urochordates
54Styela montereyensisStalked TunicateUrochordataInverts Urochordates
55Pileolaria sppSmall calcareous tubewormsAnnelidaInverts Polychaetes
56Diopatra ornataOrnate Tube WormAnnelidaInverts Polychaetes
57Dodecaceria sppColonial Tube WormsAnnelidaInverts Polychaetes
58Eudistylia polymorphaFeather duster wormAnnelidaInverts Polychaetes
59Cryptolithodes sitchensisUmbrella CrabArthropodaInverts Crustaceans
60Pugettia foliatusFoliate kelp crabArthropodaInverts Crustaceans
61Pugettia richiiCryptic kelp crabArthropodaInverts Crustaceans
62Cancer spp.Rock crabsArthropodaInverts Crustaceans
63Loxorhynchus crispatusMasking crabArthropodaInverts Crustaceans
64Loxorhynchus grandisSheep crabArthropodaInverts Crustaceans
65Idotea sppKelp isopodArthropodaInverts Crustaceans
66 Patiria miniataBat StarAsteroideaInverts Echinoderms
67Henricia spp.Blood StarAsteroideaInverts Echinoderms
68Orthasterias koehleriRainbow StarAsteroideaInverts Echinoderms
69Pisaster giganteusGiant Spined StarAsteroideaInverts Echinoderms
70 Pisaster ochraceusOchre starAsteroideaInverts Echinoderms
71 Pisaster brevispinusShort spined starAsteroideaInverts Echinoderms
72Pycnopodia helianthoidesSunflower starAsteroideaInverts Echinoderms
73Dermasterias imbricataLeather starAsteroideaInverts Echinoderms
74Mesocentrotus (Strongylocentrotus) franciscanusRed sea urchinEchinoideaInverts Echinoderms
75Strongylocentrotus purpuratusPurple sea urchinEchinoideaInverts Echinoderms
76Ophioplocus esmarkiBrittle starOphiuroideaInverts Echinoderms
77Apostichopus californicusCalifornia sea cucumberHolothuroideaInverts Echinoderms
78Apostichopus parvimensisWarty sea cucumberHolothuroideaInverts Echinoderms
79Crassadoma giganteaRock ScallopBivalviaInverts Mollusks
80Cryptochiton stelleriGumboot ChitonGastropodaInverts Mollusks
81Tonicella sppLined chitonGastropodaInverts Mollusks
82Calliostoma annulatumPurple-ringed top snailGastropodaInverts Mollusks
83Calliostoma ligatumBlue top snailGastropodaInverts Mollusks
84Calliostoma canaliculatumChanneled top snailGastropodaInverts Mollusks
85Tegula brunneaBrown turban snailGastropodaInverts Mollusks
86Tegula montereyiMonterey turban snailGastropodaInverts Mollusks
87Tegula pulligoDusky turban snailGastropodaÌ_Inverts Mollusks
88Kelletia kelletiiKellet's WhelkGastropodaInverts Mollusks
89Pomaulax gibberosusRed Turban SnailGastropodaInverts Mollusks
90Mitra ideaIda's MiterGastropodaInverts Mollusks
91Neverita lewisiiLewis's moon snailGastropodaInverts Mollusks
92Megathura crenulataGiant keyhole limpetGastropodaInverts Mollusks
93Thylacodes squamigerusScaled worm snailGastropodaInverts Mollusks
94Haliotis rufescensRed abaloneGastropodaInverts Mollusks
95Neobernaya spadiceaChestnut cowryGastropodaInverts Mollusks
96Aplysia californicaCalifornia sea hareGastropodaInverts Mollusks
97Doriopsilla albopunctataWhite-spotted sea lemonGastropodaInverts Mollusks
98Montereina nobilisNoble sea lemonGastropodaInverts
99Cystoseira osmundaceachain bladder kelpPhaeophytaAlgae
101Dictyoneurum reticulatumPhaeophytaAlgae
102Macrocystis pyriferaGiant kelpPhaeophytaAlgae
103Nereocystis luetkeanabull kelpPhaeophytaAlgae
104Laminaria setchelliiPhaeophytaAlgae
105Pterygophora californicastalked kelpPhaeophytaAlgae
106Eisenia arboreaSouthern sea palmPhaeophytaAlgae
107Egregia menziesiiFeather boa kelpPhaeophytaAlgae
108Desmarestia ligulataAcid KelpPhaeophytaAlgae
109Botryocladia pseudodichotomaseagrapesRhodophytaAlgae
110Cryptopleura farlowianumRhodophytaAlgae
111Gelidium spp.RhodophytaAlgae
112Chondracanthus corymbiferaTurkish towelRhodophytaAlgae
113Plocamium cartilaginiumRhodophytaAlgae
114Prionitis lanceolataRhodophytaAlgae
115Rhodymenia_spp.RhodophytaAlgae
117Bossiella californicaRhodophytaAlgae
118Calliarthron tuberculosumRhodophytaAlgae
119Calliarthron cheiliosporoidesRhodophytaAlgae
120Corallina sp.RhodophytaAlgae
121EncrustingAlgae
122Phyllospadix sppsurf grassAngiospermPlant