Fishes of Nationa Park of American Samoa

Scientific Animal Names

Species: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Scientific Name
(Linked to Species Profile)
Common Name Hawaiian Name
Abundance
Nativity
Photo
Acanthochiton viridis green chiton kuapa'a occasional Native Acanthochiton viridis. kaupa'a. green chiton
Acroporidae stony corals Montipora capitata. rice coral
Acteocinidae glassy bubble shells
Acteonidae acteonids
Actiniidae sea anemones 'okole Cladactella manni. Mann's anemone
Actinopyga mauritiana white-spotted sea cucumber loli Common Native Actinopyga mauritiana. loli. white-spotted sea cucumber
Actinopyga obesa plump sea cucumber loli Uncommon Native
Aiptasia pulchella glass anemone Uncommon Native Aiptasia pulchella. glass anemone
Aiptasiidae sea anemones Aiptasia pulchella. glass anemone
Alcyna ocellata Uncommon Native
Alcyna subangulata Uncommon Native
Aloiloi nenue rare Native
Alpheidae snapping shrimps Alpheus deuteropus. petroglyph shrimp (burrows in lobe coral)
Alpheus deuteropus petroglyph shrimp Common Native Alpheus deuteropus. petroglyph shrimp (burrows in lobe coral)Alpheus deuteropus. petroglyph shrimp (burrows in lobe coral) Alpheus deuteropus. petroglyph shrimp (burrows in lobe coral)
Alpheus lobidens brownbar snapping shrimp rare Native
Alpheus lottini Lottin's snapping shrimp rare Native
Alpheus paracrinitus orange-banded snapping shrimp Uncommon Native
Alvinia isolata Occasional Native
Amphilochidae amphilochids
Amphilocus menehune uncommon Native
Ampithoe ramondi uncommon Native
Ampithoe waialua rare Native
Ampithoidae ampithoids
Amphinomidae fireworms 'aha huluhulu Eurythoe complanata. 'aha huluhulu. orange fireworm
Anamixidae anamixids
Anamixis moana occasional Native
Anatanais insularis uncommon Native
Anelassorhynchus porcellus rare Native Anelassorhynchus porcellus
Anthopleura nigrescens dusky anemone Uncommon Native
Anthuridae anthurids
Aoridae aorids
Aplysia dactylomela white-speckled sea hare kualakai rare Native
Aplysia juliana Juliana's sea hare kualakai Occasional Native Aplysia juliana. kualakai. Juliana's sea hareAplysia juliana. kualakai. Juliana's sea hare
Aplysiidae sea hares Dolabella auricularia. kualakai. eared sea hare
Aplustridae bubble shells Hydatina amplustra. pupu leholeho'oni'oni'o. swollen bubble shell
Apophryotrocha sp. rare Native
Apseudes tropicalis occasional Native
Apseudomorpha oahuensis occasional Native
Architectonicidae sun dials Heliacus varigatus. sun dial
Arca ventricosa ventricose arc shell Occasional Native Arca ventricosa. ventricose ark shell
Arcidae ark shells Arca ventricosa. ventricose ark shell
Arugella ewa rare Native
Ascidia archaia sea squirt Rare Native
Ascidia sydneiensis yellow-green sea squirt Occasional Native Ascidia sydneiensis. yellow-green sea squirtAscidia sydneiensis. yellow-green sea squirt
Ascidiidae sea squirts Ascidia sydneiensis. yellow-green sea squirt
Asphiosiphon elegans occasional Natve Asphiosiphon elegans
Aspidosiphonidae Asphiosiphon elegans
Asteronotus cespitosus clumpy nudibranch rare Native Asteronotus sp. nudibranch eggsAsteronotus cespitosus. clumpy nudibranch
Asteropseidae sea stars Asteropsis carinifera. sheriff-badge star
Asteropsis carinifera sheriff-badge star rare Native Asteropsis carinifera. sheriff-badge star
Atys semistriata striate bubble Uncommon Native
Bagatus algicola uncommon Native
Balanidae barnacles
Balcis sp. 1 sea cucumber snail Occasional Native Balcis sp. sea cucumber snail
Balcis sp. 2 sea cucumber snail Uncommon Native
Ballanophyllia sp. cup coral Uncommon Native
Barbatia divaricata Common Native Barbatia divaricata
Baseodiscidae ribbonworms Baseodiscus cf delineatus. ribbon worm
Baseodiscus cingulatus banded ribbon worm rare Native
Baseodiscus delineatus ribbon worm rare Native Baseodiscus cf delineatus. ribbon worm
Berthellina citrina orange gumdrop Uncommon Native Berthellina citrina. orange gumdrop
Bittium impendens bittum Common Native
Botryllus sp. ladder tunicate Uncommon Native Botryllus sp. ladder tunicate
Branchiomma nigromaculata occasional Native
Brania rhopalophora Uncommon Native
Brissidae urchins Brissus latecarinatus. keeled heart urchin
Brissus latecarinatus keeled heart urchin rare Native Brissus latecarinatus. keeled heart urchin
Buccinidae whelks
Bugula sp. fan bryozoan Uncommon Native
Bugula sp. (neritina?) brown fan bryozoan Uncommon Introduced
Bugulidae bryozoans
Bursa granularis Cuba frog snail Uncommon Native Bursa granularis. Cuba frog snail
Bursa rosa frog snail Rare Native Bursa rosa. frog snail
Bursidae frog shells Bursa granularis. Cuba frog snail

 

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