Species


Under construction: this list of mesophotic species (i.e. occurring in the mesophotic depth range) is still in the process of being populated.
Taxon group Species Observations Novel
Fishes Ginglymostoma cirratum
Fishes Carcharhinus perezii
Fishes Carcharhinus limbatus
Fishes Sphyrna mokarran
Fishes Dasyatis americana
Fishes Gymnothorax funebris
Fishes Synodus intermedius
Fishes Synodus synodus
Fishes Holocentrus adscensionis
Fishes Holocentrus marianus
Fishes Holocentrus rufus
Fishes Myripristis jacobus
Fishes Sargocentron bullisi
Fishes Cephalopholis cruentatus
Fishes Cephalopholis fulva
Fishes Epinephelus guttatus
Fishes Epinephelus morio
Fishes Holanthias martinicensis
Fishes Hypoplectrus puella
Fishes Liopropoma eukrines
Fishes Liopropoma mowbrayi
Fishes Mycteroperca bonaci
Fishes Mycteroperca phenax
Fishes Mycteroperca tigris
Fishes Serranus annularis
Fishes Serranus baldwini
Fishes Serranus luciopercanus
Fishes Serranus tabacarius
Fishes Serranus tortugarum
Fishes Serranus phoebe
Fishes Schultzea beta
Fishes Gramma loreto
Fishes Gramma linki
Fishes Gramma melacara
Fishes Lipogramma klayi
Fishes Opistognathus aurifrons
Fishes Apogon americanus
Fishes Apogon pseudomaculatus
Fishes Malacanthus plumieri
Fishes Carangoides bartholomaei
Fishes Caranx crysos
Fishes Caranx latus
Fishes Caranx lugubris
Fishes Decapterus macarellus
Fishes Decapterus tabl
Fishes Elagatis bipinnulata
Fishes Lutjanus analis
Fishes Lutjanus apodus
Fishes Lutjanus buccanella
Fishes Lutjanus campechanus
Fishes Lutjanus jocu
Fishes Lutjanus vivanus
Fishes Ocyurus chrysurus
Fishes Rhomboplites aurorubens
Fishes Anisotremus surinamensis
Fishes Haemulon aurolineatum
Fishes Haemulon parra
Fishes Haemulon plumieri
Fishes Haemulon striatum
Fishes Calamus pennatula
Fishes Pseudupeneus maculatus
Fishes Chaetodon aculeatus
Fishes Chaetodon aya
Fishes Chaetodon guyanensis
Fishes Chaetodon ocellatus
Fishes Chaetodon sedentarius
Fishes Centropyge argi
Fishes Centropyge aurantonotus
Fishes Holacanthus tricolor
Fishes Holacanthus ciliaris
Fishes Pomacanthus paru
Fishes Amblycirrhitus pinos
Fishes Chromis cyanea
Fishes Chromis enchrysurus
Fishes Chromis insolata
Fishes Chromis scotti
Fishes Stegastes partitus
Fishes Stegastes pictus
Fishes Bodianus rufus
Fishes Bodianus pulchellus
Fishes Clepticus parrae
Fishes Halichoeres dimidiatus
Fishes Lachnolaimus maximus
Fishes Thalassoma bifasciatum
Fishes Thalassoma noronhanum
Fishes Sparisoma atomarium
Fishes Sparisoma frondosum
Fishes Coryphopterus lipernes
Fishes Coryphopterus thrix
Fishes Elacatinus figaro
Fishes Risor ruber
Fishes Ptereleotris randalli
Fishes Acanthurus chirurgus
Fishes Acanthurus coeruleus
Fishes Sphyraena barracuda
Fishes Balistes vetula
Fishes Canthidermis sufflamen
Fishes Melichthys niger
Fishes Xanthichthys ringens
Fishes Canthigaster rostrata
Fishes Centropyge nahackyi
Fishes Chromis abyssus
Fishes Chromis brevirostris
Fishes Chromis circumaurea
Fishes Chromis degruyi
Fishes Chromis earina
Fishes Coryphopterus curasub
Fishes Luzonichthys seaver
Fishes Derilissus lombardii
Fishes Pinnichthys aimoriensis
Fishes Pinnichthys saurimimica
Fishes Psilotris laetarii
Fishes Psilotris laurae
Fishes Varicus adamsi
Fishes Varicus cephalocellatus
Fishes Varicus decorum
Fishes Varicus nigritus
Fishes Varicus veliguttatus
Fishes Varicus lacerta
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Agaricia fragilis
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Agaricia grahamae
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Agaricia lamarcki
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Agaricia undata
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Dichocoenia stokesi
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Leptoseris cailleti
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Leptoseris cucullata
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Madracis brueggemanni
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Madracis decactis
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Madracis formosa
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Madracis mirabilis
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Madracis myriaster
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Madracis pharensis
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Madracis senaria
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Montastraea annularis
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Montastraea cavernosa
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Mycetophyllia aliciae
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Mycetophyllia reesi
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Oculina varicosa
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Porites astreoides
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Porites divaricata
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Alveopora verrilliana
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Echinophyllia aspera
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Favia speciosa
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Goniopora muscosa
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Leptoseris explanata
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Leptoseris fragilis
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Leptoseris hawaiiensis
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Leptoseris mycetoseroides
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Leptoseris papyracea
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Leptoseris porosa
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Leptoseris scabra
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Leptoseris solida
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Leptoseris yabei
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Mycedium elephantotus
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Oxypora lacera
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Pachyseris speciosa
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Porites eydouxi
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Porites lobata
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Stylophora kuehlmanni
Scleractinia (Hard Corals) Madracis carmabi
Octocorallia (Soft Corals) Eunicea claigera
Octocorallia (Soft Corals) Eugorgia siedenburgae
Antipatharia (Black Corals) Aphanipathes verticillata mauiensis
Algae (Macro, Turf and Crustose Coralline) Peyssonnelia incomposita
Algae (Macro, Turf and Crustose Coralline) Umbraulva kuaweuweu
Algae (Macro, Turf and Crustose Coralline) Umbraulva kaloakulau
Algae (Macro, Turf and Crustose Coralline) Ulva ohiohilulu
Algae (Macro, Turf and Crustose Coralline) Ulva iliohaha
Algae (Macro, Turf and Crustose Coralline) Verdigellas fimbriata
Algae (Macro, Turf and Crustose Coralline) Botryocladia bahamense
Algae (Macro, Turf and Crustose Coralline) Verdigellas nektongammea
Crustacea Borikenella spinosa
Crustacea Liropus gurui
Crustacea Archeolourinia shermani
Crustacea Cumella solomoni
Crustacea Cumella manolelii
Crustacea Cumella gurui
Crustacea Cumella pagani
Crustacea Cumella achimae
Crustacea Cumella victoriae
Crustacea Nannastacus craciuni
Crustacea Longipedia gonzalezi
Crustacea Cumella alexandrinae
Crustacea Cumellana caribbica
Other invertebrates Litarachna lopezae
Other invertebrates Pontarachna nemethi