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  • Cucumaria frondosa

    Northern sea cucumber, Orange-footed sea cucumber

    The northern sea cucumber has five rows of sucker tube feet or ambulacra. Ten tentacles surround its mouth. It can make its tentacles disappear by retracting them into its mouth.

    Class
    Holothuroidea
    Order
    Dendrochirotida
    Family
    Cucumaridae
  • Zoarces americanus

    Ocean pout

    The ocean pout has a large mouth, with fleshy lips, and an eel-like elongated body.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Perciformes
    Family
    Zoarcidae
  • Leptasterias polaris

    Polar sea star

    The polar sea star has six arms.

    Class
    Asteroidea
    Order
    Forcipulata
    Family
    Plantaginaceae
  • Solaster endeca

    Purple sun star

    This large sun star has 7 to 14 arms. It varies in colour from orangish-yellow to purple.

    Class
    Asteroidea
    Order
    Spinulosida
    Family
    Solasteridae
  • Osmerus mordax

    Rainbow smelt

    The smelt is a small fish, slender and elongated, with a laterally compressed body.  The back is olive green and the belly silvery.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Osmeriformes
    Family
    Osmeridés
  • Alca torda

    Razorbill

    The razorbill has white underparts and a black back. Its bill is broader than that of the common murre. The male and female are identical in appearance.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Charadriiformes
    Family
    Alcidae
  • Arenaria interpres

    Ruddy turnstone

    Both sexes of this bird are identical.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Charadriiformes
    Family
    Scolopacidae
  • Hormathia nodosa

    Rugose anemone

    This marine animal is generally a pale beige colour. Its tubular body is covered with hemispherical tubercules (bumps). Tentacles surround its mouth, which is located on the top of its body.

    Class
    Anthozoa
    Order
    Actiniaria
    Family
    Hormathiidae
  • Psolus fabricii

    Scarlet psolus

    The scarlet psolus is a brightly coloured, elongated animal. Its dorsal side is rounded and its ventral side is flattened.

    Class
    Holothuroidea
    Order
    Dendrochirotida
    Family
    Psolidae
  • Halocynthia pyriformis

    Sea peach

    The sea peach is round, with two tubes on the upper part of its body.

    Class
    Ascidiacea
    Order
    Stolidobranchia
    Family
    Pyuridae