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  • Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus

    Longhorn sculpin

    The longhorn sculpin is an elongated, spiny fish. Unlike most fish, its skin is not covered in scales.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Perciformes
    Family
    Cottidae
  • Catostomus catostomus

    Longnose sucker

    The longnose sucker has a long, cylindrical body and a ventral mouth with thick lips. Its back and upper sides are generally dark, while the lower sides and belly are pale.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Cypriniformes
    Family
    Catostomidae
  • Lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus).

    Lumpfish

    Lumpfish have short, robust bodies, covered with growths called tubercles. They have small mouths and humped backs.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Perciformes
    Family
    Cyclopteridae
  • Eudyptes chrysolophus

    Macaroni penguin

    This medium-sized penguin is slightly larger than the rockhopper penguin, and has a black back and white belly.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Sphenisciformes
    Family
    Spheniscidae (penguins)
  • Carnegiella strigata

    Marbled hatchetfish

    This fish has a flat body and very long pectoral fins. Its yellowish green sides have metallic flashes. The colour of its black-spotted back varies from brownish grey to olive green.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Characiformes
    Family
    Gasteropelecidae
  • Aurelia aurita

    Moon jelly, Moon jellyfish

    The adult moon jellyfish looks like a gelatinous saucer surrounded by very short tentacles (about 1,200).  Four horseshoe-shaped gonads (or, more rarely, three to seven) are visible through its tra

    Class
    Scyphozoa
    Order
    Semaeostomeae
    Family
    Ulmaridae
  • Tonicella marmorea,

    Mottled red chiton

    Chitons are true “living fossils” since they have not changed in 300 million years.

    Class
    Polyplacophora
    Order
    Chitonida
    Family
    Ischnochitonidae
  • Erethizon dorsatum

    North American porcupine

    The American porcupine is quite a stocky animal. It’s the world’s third biggest rodent after the capybara and the beaver. Despite its quills, the porcupine’s coat is soft.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Rodents
    Family
    Erethizontidae
  • Lontra canadensis

    North american river otter

    A river otter has thick, glossy dark brown fur, lighter on the belly. Its toes are webbed. It has a long, tapered tail that is broader at the base.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Carnivora
    Family
    Mustelidae
  • Cardinalis cardinalis

    Northern cardinal

    The northern cardinal is the same size as a starling. The two sexes are quite different.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Cardinalidae