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INVERTEBRATES

Phylum MOLLUSCA (MOLLUSCS)

    Class POLYPLACOPHORA (CHITONS)
    Class GASTROPODA (SEA SHELLS and NUDIBRANCHS)
        Subclass PROSOBRANCHIA (UNIVALVES SEA SHELLS)
            Order ARCHAEOGASTROPODA
                Family HALIOTIDAE (haliotis)
                Family
TURBINIDAE (turbo)
            Order CAENOGASTROPODA
                Suborder NEOTAENIOGLOSSA
                    Family STROMBIDAE (lambis, strombus)
                    Family
CYPRAEIDAE (cypraea)
                    Family
OVULIDAE (ovula, volva, calpurnus)
                    Family
LAMELLARIIDAE (coriocella)
                    Family
CASSIDAE (cassis)
                    Family
RANELLIDAE (charonia)
                    Family
TONNIDAE (tonna)
                Suborder PTENOGLOSSA
                    Family EPITONIIDAE (epitonium)
                Suborder STENOGLOSSA
                    Family MURICIDAE (murex)
                    Family
VOLUTIDAE (voluta)
                    Family
OLIVIDAE (oliva)
                    Family
MARGINELLIDAE (marginella)
                    Family
CONIDAE (conus)
       
Subclass OPISTHOBRANCHIA (NUDIBRANCHS and SEA SNAILS)
            Order CEPHALASPIDEA (headshield slugs)
                Family AGLAJIDAE (chelidonura)
            Order NOTASPIDEA (sidegill slugs)
                Family PLEUROBRANCHIDAE (pleurobranchus, berthellina)
            Order SACOGLOSSA (sap-sucking slugs)
                Family ELYSIIDAE (plakobranchus, thuridilla, elysia)
            Order NUDIBRANCHIA
                Suborder DORIDACEA
                    Family POLYCERIDAE (nembrotha, tambja)
                    Family NOTODORIDIDAE (notodoris)
                    Family
HEXABRANCHIDAE (hexabranchus)
                    Family
CHROMODORIDIDAE (chromodoris)
                    Family
KENTRODORIDIDAE (jorunna)
                    Family
PLATYDORIDIDAE (platydoris)
                    Family
HALGERDIDAE (halgerda, asteronotus)
                    Family
PHYLLIDIIDAE (phyllidia)
                Suborder AEOLIDACEA
                    Family FLABELLINIDAE (flabellina, moridilla)
                    Family
FACELINIDAE (phyllodesmium)
                Suborder ARMINACEA
                    Family ZEPHYRINIDAE (janolus)
   
Class BIVALVIA (BIVALVES SEA SHELLS)
            Family
ARCIDAE (arca)
            Family
PTERIIDAE (pteria)
            Family
SPONDYLIDAE (spondilus)
            Family
LIMIDAE (lima)
            Family
CHAMIDAE (chama)
            Family
TRIDACNIDAE (tridacna)
   
Class CEPHALOPODA (CEPHALOPODS)
           
Octopuses
           
Squids
           
Bobtail squids
           
Cuttlefishes

 

Phylum ECHINODERMATA (ECHINODERMS)

    Class ASTEROIDEA (SEA STARS)
   
Class OPHIUROIDEA (BRITTLE STARS)
   
Class ECHINOIDEA (SEA URCHINS)
   
Class HOLOTHUROIDEA (SEA CUCUMBERS)
   
Class CRINOIDEA (FEATHER STARS)

 

Phylum ARTHROPODA (ARTROPODI)

    Subphylum CRUSTACEA (CRUSTACEANS)
        Shrimps
       
Crabs
       
Hermit crabs
       
Prawns
       
Mantis shrimps
       
Spiny lobsters
       
Cirripeds

Phylum CHORDATA (CORDATI o TUNICATI)

    Class ASCIDIACEA (ASCIDIANS)

 

Phylum ECTOPROCTA (ECTOPROTTI o BRYOZOANS)

    Class GYMNOLAEMATA (BRYOZOANS)

 

Phylum PORIFERA (SPONGES)

    SPONGES

 

Phylum COELENTERATA (CNIDARIANS)

    Class HYDROZOA (IDROZOI)
    Class
SCYPHOZOA (JELLYFISH)
   
Class ANTHOZOA (ANTHOZOANS)
        Subclass ZOANTHARIA
            Order ZOANTHIDEA (ZOANTHIDS)
            Order ACTINARIA (SEA ANEMONES)
   
         Ord
er SCLERACTINIA (STONY CORALS)
   
         Order CORALLIMORPHARIA (CORALLIMORPHARIANS)
   
         Ord
er CERIANTHARIA (TUBE ANEMONES)
   
         Ord
er ANTIPATHARIA (BLACK CORALS)
        Subclass ALCYONARIA (SOFT CORALS)
   
        
ALCYONACEANS-GORGONIANS-SEA PENS
   
        
OTHER SOFT CORALS

 

Phylum CTENOPHORA (CTENOPHORES)

    CTENOPHORES

 

Phylum PLATYHELMINTHES (FLATWORMS)

    FLATWORMS

 

Phylum ANELLIDA (SEGMENTED WORMS)

    Class POLYCHAETA (SEGMENTED WORMS)

 

 

FISHES

    Class CHONDRICHTHYES (condroitti) o ELASMOBRANCHII (pesci cartilaginei)
        SQUALI e RAZZE
    Class OSTEICHTHYES
        Subclass ACTINOPTERYGII
            Superorder TELEOSTEI
                Order ANGUILLIFORMES
                    Family MURAENIDAE (morays)
                    Family
OPHICHTHIDAE (snake eels)
                    Family
CONGRIDAE (garden eels)
                Order SYNGNATHIFORMES
                    Family
AULOSTOMIDAE (trumpetfishes)
                    Family
CENTRISCIDAE (shrimpfishes)
                    Family
SOLENOSTOMIDAE (ghost pipefishes)
                    Family
SYNGNATHIDAE (sea horses, pipefishes)
                Order GASTEROSTEIFORMES
                    Family PEGASIDAE
(sea moths)
                Order PERCIFORMES
                    Family
SERRANIDAE (anthias, groupers)

                    Family
APOGONIDAE (cardinalfishes)
                    Family
CARANGIDAE (jacks)
                    Family MULLIDAE (goatfishes)
                    Family POMACENTRIDAE
                        Subfamily AMPHIPRIONINAE (anemonefishes)
                        DAMSELFISHES
                    Family
LABRIDAE (wrasses)
                    Family
SCARIDAE (parrotfishes)
                    Family
URANOSCOPIDAE
(stargazers)
                    Family
CALLIONYMIDAE (dragonets, mandarin fish)
                    Family
BLENNIIDAE
(blennies)
                    Family
TRIPTERYGIIDAE
(triplefins)
                    Family
GOBIIDAE (gobies)
                    Family
ECHINEIDAE
(remoras)
                    Family
SPHYRAENIDAE (barracudas)
                    Family PSEUDOCHROMIDAE
(dottibacks)
                    Family
PLESIOPIDAE (comet)
                    Family
PRIACANTHIDAE
(bigeyes)
                    Family MALACANTHIDAE (tilefishes)
                    Family
LUTJANIDAE (snappers)
                    Family CAESIONIDAE (fusiliers)
                    Family
HAEMULIDAE (sweetlips)
                    Family
LETHRINIDAE
(emperors)
                    Family
NEMIPTERIDAE (coral breams)
                    Family
EPHIPPIDAE (batfishes)
                    Family
CHAETODONTIDAE
(butterflyfishes)
                    Family
POMACANTHIDAE
 (angelfishes)
                    Family
CIRRHITIDAE (hawkfishes)
                    Family OPISTOGNATHIDAE (jawfishes)

                    Family
TRICHONOTIDAE
(sand divers)
                    Family
PINGUIPEDIDAE (sandperches)
                    Family
ACANTHURIDAE (surgeonfishes)
                    Family
ZANCLIDAE
(moorish idol)
                    Family
SIGANIDAE (rabbitfishes)
                    Family
MICRODESMIDAE (dartfishes)
                Order GOBIESOCIFORMES
                    Family GOBIESOCIDAE
(clingfishes)
                Order SCORPAENIFORMES
                    Family SCORPAENIDAE
                        Subfamily
PTEROINAE (
lionfishes)
                        Subfamily
SCORPAENINAE (scorpionfishes)
                    Family
SYNANCEIIDAE (stonefishes)
                    Family
PLATYCEPHALIDAE
(flatheads)
                    Family
TETRAROGIDAE
(waspfishes)
                    Family
APLOACTINIDAE (velvetfishes)
                    Family DACTYLOPTERIDAE (flying gurnards)
                Order PLEURONECTIFORMES (flatfishes)
                    Family BOTHIDAE (left eye flounders)
                    Family
PLEURONECTIDAE (right eye flounders)
                    Family
SOLEIDAE (soles)
                Order LOPHIIFORMES
                    Family ANTENNARIIDAE (frogfishes)
                Order
TETRAODONTIFORMES
                    Family
BALISTIDAE (triggerfishes)
                    Family
MONACANTHIDAE (filefishes)
                    Family
OSTRACIIDAE (boxfishes)
                    Family
TETRAODONTIDAE (puffers)
                    Family
DIODONTIDAE (porcupinefishes)
               
Order BERYCIFORMES
                    Family
HOLOCENTRIDAE
(soldierfishes, squirrelfishes)
                Order SILURIFORMES
                    Family
PLOTOSIDAE (catfishes)
                Ordine OPHIDIIFORMES
                    
Family OPHIDIIDAE (brotulas)
                Order AULOPIFORMES
                    Family
SYNODONTIDAE (lizardfishes)

 

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