Oasis effect

Over 50 species recorded to date.

This list comprises the marine plants and animals observed on Habitat Moorings in 2012 and 2013. It was compiled by Chris Roy, a graduate student at the University of Maine and Dr. Ian Bricknell, Professor of Aquaculture Biology, at The University of Maine.

Vertebrates

  • Atlantic Cod
  • Rock Bass
  • Pollack
  • American Eel
  • Mackerel
  • Flounder
  • Atlantic Hake
  • Sculpin
  • Cunner
  • Lumpfish
  • 3 species unidentified fish

Invertebrates

Crustaceans

  • Lobsters
  • Crabs (7 species)
  • Barnacles (4 species)

Echinoderms

  • Sand Dollars
  • Star Fish (3 species)
  • Green Urchins
  • Sea Cucumber

Encrusting Animals

  • Orange Sponge
  • Hydroids
  • Byrozoans
  • Serpulid Worms
  • Coelenterates
  • Plumrose Anemones
  • Sea Anemones

Sea Squirts

  • Colonial and Sessile

Bivales

  • Mussels (2 species)
  • Scallops
  • Surf Clam
  • Oyster

Gastropods

  • Slipper Limpets
  • True Limpets
  • Periwinkle
  • Sea Slug
  • Whelk

Macro Algae

  • Sweet Kelp
  • Ulva (Sea Lettuce)
  • Dulse
  • Entromorpha Species
  • Corraline algae

Contact Habitat Mooring Systems

Phone: 607-967-2751
Email: info@habitatmooring.com
Address: 40 Town Farm Road, Hampden, Maine 04444

Contact Habitat Mooring Systems Phone: 607-967-2751 Email: info@habitatmooring.com Address: 40 Town Farm Road, Hampden, Maine 04444

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