List of species

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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