Buck Island Reef National Monument Park

Rank: 306

Park Description

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Park Address

Buck Island Reef National Monument 2100 Church Street, #100

Christiansted, VI, 00820

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Species in Buck Island Reef National Monument Park by Category

Here you can look up all the species found in Buck Island Reef National Monument Park. Start by picking a category. From there you can see how many species have either the common name beggining with each letter or scientific name. It's a good place to start if you're looking for what kind of species are invasive to the park, or perhaps how common or rare a species is for that area.



 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Black Rat Rattus rattus Present Non-native Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Indian mongoose, Javan mongoose, Small Asian Mongoose Herpestes javanicus Not In Park Non-native - -

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
American Oystercatcher, Eastern American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus Present Native Unknown
American Peregrine Falcon, Duck Hawk, Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Present Native Uncommon
Akohekohe, 'Akohekohe, Crested Honeycreeper Palmeria dolei Not In Park Non-native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Bahama Duck, White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis Present Native Common
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola Present Native Common
Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus Present Native Common
Belted Kingfisher, Eastern Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon Present Unknown Unknown
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Present Native Common
Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor Present Native Common
barn swallow Hirundo rustica Unconfirmed Unknown - -
black-and-white warbler Mniotilta varia Unconfirmed Unknown - -
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus Present Native Common
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Present Native Common
brown booby, lu'ao Sula leucogaster Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis Present Native Common
Common Ground-Dove Columbina passerina Present Native Common
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica Present Native Common
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Unconfirmed Unknown - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Eastern Least Tern, Least Tern Sterna antillarum Present Native Rare
eastern phoebe Sayornis phoebe Unconfirmed Unknown - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
frigatebirds Fregata - - - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Green-throated Carib, Emerald-throated Hummingbird Eulampis holosericeus Present Native Common
Gray Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis Present Native Common
Great Blue Heron, Northern Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Unconfirmed Unknown - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Killdeer, Northern Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla Probably Present Unknown - -
Lesser Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellow-legs Tringa flavipes Present Native Common
Little Blue Heron, Northern Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
mourning dove Zenaida macroura Present Native Common
Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor Present Native Common
Magnificent Frigatebird, Man-o'-War-Bird Fregata magnificens Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
northern mockingbird Mimus polyglottos Unconfirmed Unknown - -
northern parula Parula americana Unconfirmed Unknown - -
Northern Waterthrush, Northern Water-Thrush Seiurus noveboracensis Unconfirmed Unknown - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
osprey Pandion haliaetus Present Native Uncommon
ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla Present Unknown Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus Present Native Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
red-tailed hawk Buteo jamaicensis Present Native Common
Royal Tern Sterna maxima Present Native Common
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
spotted sandpiper Actitis macularius Present Unknown Unknown
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia Present Native Common
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala Present Unknown Unknown
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Unconfirmed Unknown - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
yellow warbler Dendroica petechia Present Native Common
Yellow-crowned Night Heron, Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea Present Unknown Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Zenaida Dove Zenaida aurita Present Native Common

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Afroamerican house gecko, Afro-American House Gecko, Cosmopolitan House Gecko, Wood Slave Hemidactylus mabouia Present Non-native Unknown
Atlantic hawksbill, Atlantic Hawksbill Seaturtle, Atlantic hawksbill turtle Eretmochelys imbricata imbricata Present Native Uncommon
Atlantic Leatherback Dermochelys coriacea Probably Present Native - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Cotton Ginner Gecko Sphaerodactylus beattyi Present Native Common
common green sea turtle, green sea turtle Chelonia mydas Present Native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Dwarf Gecko Sphaerodactylus macrolepis Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
St. Croix anole Anolis acutus Present Native Abundant
St. Croix Ground Lizard Ameiva polops Present Native Unknown

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
- - Ariosoma - - - - - -
- - Acanthonus armatus Probably Present Unknown - -
African pompano, threadfin Alectis ciliaris Probably Present Unknown - -
almaco jack, Pacific amberjack Seriola rivoliana Probably Present Unknown - -
arrow blenny Lucayablennius zingaro Probably Present Unknown - -
Atlantic Spadefish Chaetodipterus faber Present Unknown Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
bonefish Albula vulpes Probably Present Unknown - -
bandtooth conger Ariosoma balearicum Present Unknown Unknown
brown garden eel Heteroconger longissimus Present Unknown Unknown
- - Bathysaurus mollis Present Unknown Unknown
- - Bathypterois longipes Present Unknown Unknown
Ballyhoo Hemiramphus brasiliensis Present Unknown Unknown
blackbar soldierfish Myripristis jacobus Present Unknown Uncommon
bull shark Carcharhinus leucas Probably Present Unknown - -
blacktip shark Carcharhinus limbatus Probably Present Unknown - -
- - Bathygadus favosus Present Unknown Unknown
Bluespotted Cornetfish Fistularia tabacaria Present Unknown Unknown
- - Bassozetus - - - - - -
- - Bathyonus - - - - - -
- - Bathyonus laticeps Present Unknown Unknown
- - Bathytroctes macrolepis Present Unknown Unknown
Blue Tang Acanthurus coeruleus Present Unknown Common
Bigtooth Cardinalfish Apogon affinis Present Unknown Unknown
Bridle cardinalfish Apogon aurolineatus Present Unknown Unknown
Barred cardinalfish Apogon binotatus Present Unknown Abundant
Belted cardinalfish Apogon townsendi Present Unknown Unknown
blue runner Caranx crysos Present Unknown Unknown
bar jack Caranx ruber Present Unknown Common
Bigeye scad Selar crumenophthalmus Present Unknown Unknown
Banded angelfish Chaetodon striatus Present Unknown Common
Bridled goby Coryphopterus glaucofraenum Present Unknown Abundant
barsnout goby Elacatinus illecebrosus Present Unknown Unknown
broadstripe goby Elacatinus prochilos Present Unknown Unknown
Black margate Anisotremus surinamensis Present Unknown Uncommon
Bluestriped grunt Haemulon sciurus Present Unknown Common
Bonnetmouth Emmelichthyops atlanticus Present Unknown Unknown
boga Inermia vittata Present Unknown Uncommon
Blackear wrasse Halichoeres poeyi Present Unknown Common
Bluehead Thalassoma bifasciatum Present Unknown Common
barfin blenny Malacoctenus versicolor Present Unknown Unknown
Blackfin snapper Lutjanus buccanella Present Unknown Unknown
Blue angelfish Holacanthus bermudensis Not In Park Unknown - -
Blue chromis Chromis cyanea Present Unknown Uncommon
Brown chromis Chromis multilineata Present Unknown Uncommon
beaugregory Stegastes leucostictus Present Unknown Unknown
bicolor damselfish Stegastes partitus Present Unknown Unknown
bigeye Priacanthus arenatus Present Unknown Uncommon
Bluelip parrotfish Cryptotomus roseus Present Unknown Unknown
Blue parrotfish Scarus coeruleus Present Unknown Unknown
bucktooth parrotfish Sparisoma radians Present Unknown Uncommon
blue hamlet Hypoplectrus gemma Probably Present Unknown - -
Black hamlet Hypoplectrus nigricans Present Unknown Uncommon
Banded hamlet Hypoplectrus puella Present Unknown Uncommon
Butter hamlet Hypoplectrus unicolor Present Unknown Rare
Black grouper Mycteroperca bonaci Present Unknown Unknown
black durgon, black triggerfish Melichthys niger Present Unknown Uncommon
Balloonfish Diodon holocanthus Present Unknown Uncommon
barred filefish Cantherhines dumerilii Present Unknown Unknown
BANDTAIL PUFFER Sphoeroides spengleri Present Unknown Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Chain moray Echidna catenata Present Unknown Unknown
Caribbean reef shark Carcharhinus perezii Probably Present Unknown - -
common Atlantic grenadier, smooth grenadier Nezumia aequalis Present Unknown Unknown
- - Cataetyx laticeps Present Unknown Unknown
- - Conocara - - - - - -
Conchfish Astrapogon stellatus Probably Present Unknown - -
Caribbean hawkfish Amblycirrhitus pinos Present Unknown Rare
Colon goby Coryphopterus dicrus Probably Present Unknown - -
cleaner goby, Cleaning Goby Gobiosoma genie Probably Present Unknown - -
Caesar grunt Haemulon carbonarium Present Unknown Uncommon
Cottonwick Haemulon melanurum Probably Present Unknown - -
Creole wrasse Clepticus parrae Present Unknown Uncommon
Clown wrasse Halichoeres maculipinna Present Unknown Common
Checkered blenny Starksia ocellata Probably Present Unknown - -
cubera snapper Lutjanus cyanopterus Present Unknown Unknown
cherubfish Centropyge argi Present Unknown Unknown
cocoa damselfish Stegastes variabilis Present Unknown Uncommon
Cubbyu Equetus umbrosus Probably Present Unknown - -
cero, painted mackerel Scomberomorus regalis Present Unknown Uncommon
coney Cephalopholis fulva Probably Present Unknown - -
Creaole-fish Paranthias furcifer Probably Present Unknown - -
Chalk bass Serranus tortugarum Probably Present Unknown - -
channel scabbardfish, tirante, tyrant fish Evoxymetopon taeniatus Present Unknown Unknown
Common Trunkfish Lactophrys trigonus Probably Present Unknown - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Dusky Squirrelfish Holocentrus vexillarius Present Unknown Unknown
dwarf herring Jenkinsia lamprotaenia Probably Present Unknown - -
dusky anchovy Anchoa lyolepis Probably Present Unknown - -
deepsea anglerfishes, dreamers Oneirodidae - - - - - -
- - Dicrolene introniger Present Unknown Unknown
deepsea slickhead Conocara salmoneum Present Unknown Unknown
deepsea slickhead Ericara salmoneum Present Unknown Unknown
Doctorfish Acanthurus chirurgus Present Unknown Uncommon
Dwarf wrasse Doratonotus megalepis Probably Present Unknown - -
diamond blenny Malacoctenus boehlkei Probably Present Unknown - -
dusky blenny Malacoctenus gilli Present Unknown Unknown
dwarf blenny Starksia nanodes Present Native Uncommon
dog snapper Lutjanus jocu Present Unknown Unknown
dusky damselfish Stegastes adustus Present Unknown Unknown
dusky damselfish Stegastes fuscus Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
escolar Lepidocybium flavobrunneum Present Unknown Unknown
ellowhead jawfish Opistognathus aurifrons Present Unknown Unknown
EMERALD PARROTFISH Nicholsina usta Probably Present Unknown - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
False moray Kaupichthys hyoproroides Present Unknown Unknown
Flamefish Apogon maculatus Present Unknown Uncommon
freckled cardinalfish Phaeoptyx conklini Probably Present Unknown - -
Foureye butterflyfish Chaetodon capistratus Present Unknown Common
fairy basslet Gramma loreto Present Unknown Abundant
French grunt Haemulon flavolineatum Present Unknown Common
French angelfish Pomacanthus paru Present Unknown Uncommon
Freckled soapfish Rypticus bistrispinus Probably Present Unknown - -
Flying gurnard Dactylopterus volitans Probably Present Unknown - -
Fringed filefish Monacanthus ciliatus Probably Present Unknown - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Green moray Gymnothorax funebris Probably Present Unknown - -
goldentail moray Gymnothorax miliaris Probably Present Unknown - -
goldspotted eel Myrichthys ocellatus Probably Present Unknown - -
grideye fish Ipnops murrayi Present Unknown Unknown
Greater amberjack Seriola dumerili Present Unknown Unknown
Goldspot goby Gnatholepis thompsoni Probably Present Unknown - -
gobies, true gobies Gobiidae - - - - - -
- - Gobiosoma chancei Present Unknown Unknown
greenbanded goby Gobiosoma multifasciatum Probably Present Unknown - -
green razorfish Xyrichtys splendens Present Unknown Unknown
Goldline blenny Malacoctenus aurolineatus Present Unknown Unknown
Gray snapper Lutjanus griseus Present Unknown Uncommon
Glassy sweeper Pempheris schomburgkii Probably Present Unknown - -
Gray angelfish Pomacanthus arcuatus Present Unknown Uncommon
glasseye snapper Heteropriacanthus cruentatus Present Unknown Unknown
Greenblotch parrotfish Sparisoma atomarium Present Unknown Unknown
Graysby Cephalopholis cruentata Present Native Uncommon
goliath grouper, jewfish Epinephelus itajara Probably Present Unknown - -
golden hamlet, shy hamlet Hypoplectrus guttavarius Present Unknown Uncommon
Gag Mycteroperca microlepis Not In Park Unknown - -
Greater soapfish Rypticus saponaceus Present Unknown Rare
Great Barracuda Sphyraena barracuda Present Unknown Common
Gray Triggerfish Balistes capriscus Probably Present Unknown - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
halosaur, rattailed lizardfish Aldrovandia affinis Probably Present Unknown - -
Hardhead silverside Atherinomorus stipes Probably Present Unknown - -
Houndfish Tylosurus crocodilus Present Unknown Unknown
- - Hymenocephalus aterrimus Present Unknown Uncommon
Horse-eye Jack Caranx latus Present Unknown Common
HIGHFIN GOBY Gobionellus oceanicus Present Unknown Unknown
Hogfish Lachnolaimus maximus Present Unknown Unknown
Hairy blenny Labrisomus nuchipinnis Present Unknown Unknown
hovering dartfish, hovering goby Ptereleotris helenae Present Unknown Unknown
highhat Equetus acuminatus Probably Present Unknown - -
Harlequin bass Serranus tigrinus Present Unknown Uncommon
honeycomb cowfish Lactophrys polygonia Present Unknown Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Indigo hamlet Hypoplectrus indigo Unconfirmed Unknown - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
jackknife fish, jackknife-fish Equetus lanceolatus Probably Present Unknown - -
Jolthead progy Calamus bajonado Present Unknown Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
- - Kyphosus sectator Present Unknown Unknown
King Mackerel, Spanish Mackeral Scomberomorus cavalla Present Unknown Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
longspine squirrelfish Holocentrus marianus Probably Present Unknown - -
longspine squirrelfish Holocentrus rufus Present Unknown Common
lemon shark Negaprion brevirostris Present Unknown Unknown
Ladyfish Elops saurus Probably Present Unknown - -
Lane snapper Lutjanus synagris Present Unknown Unknown
longfin damselfish Stegastes diencaeus Present Unknown Unknown
Lantern bass Serranus baldwini Present Unknown Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Mackerel scad Decapterus macarellus Present Unknown Unknown
mottled mojarra Eucinostomus lefroyi Present Unknown Unknown
Masked goby Coryphopterus personatus Probably Present Unknown - -
Margate Haemulon album Present Unknown Rare
Mutton snapper Lutjanus analis Present Unknown Uncommon
Mahogany snapper Lutjanus mahogoni Present Unknown Uncommon
Mottled jawfish Opistognathus maxillosus Present Unknown Unknown
Midnight parrotfish Scarus coelestinus Present Unknown Uncommon
marbled grouper Dermatolepis inermis Not In Park Unknown - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Nurse shark Ginglymostoma cirratum Probably Present Unknown - -
neon goby Elacatinus oceanops Present Unknown Unknown
Night seargeant Abudefduf taurus Present Unknown Uncommon
Nassau grouper Epinephelus striatus Present Unknown Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Old World silversides, silversides Atherinidae - - - - - -
- - Ogilbia - - - - - -
Ocean surgeon Acanthurus bahianus Present Unknown Common
Ocean triggerfish Canthidermis sufflamen Probably Present Unknown - -
Orangespotted filefish Cantherhines pullus Present Unknown Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Purplemouth moray Gymnothorax vicinus Probably Present Unknown - -
Pearlfish Carapus bermudensis Probably Present Unknown - -
- - Porogadus - - - - - -
- - Porogadus miles Present Unknown Unknown
Permit Trachinotus falcatus Present Unknown Uncommon
Palometa Trachinotus goodei Present Unknown Unknown
Pallid goby Coryphopterus eidolon Probably Present Unknown - -
Peppermint goby Coryphopterus lipernes Probably Present Unknown - -
Porkfish Anisotremus virginicus Present Unknown Rare
Puddingwife Halichoeres radiatus Present Unknown Uncommon
pearly razorfish Xyrichtys novacula Present Unknown Unknown
Purple reef-fish Chromis scotti Probably Present Unknown - -
Princess parrotfish Scarus taeniopterus Present Unknown Common
Peppermint bass Liopropoma rubre Probably Present Unknown - -
Pluma Calamus pennatula Present Unknown Unknown
peacock flounder Bothus lunatus Present Unknown Uncommon
PORCUPINEFISH Diodon hystrix Present Unknown Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Queen angelfish Holacanthus ciliaris Probably Present Unknown - -
Queen parrotfish Scarus vetula Present Unknown Uncommon
Queen Triggerfish Balistes vetula Present Unknown Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
reef silverside Hypoatherina harringtonensis Present Unknown Unknown
reef squirrelfish Sargocentron coruscum Present Unknown Unknown
redear sardine Harengula humeralis Present Unknown Abundant
Redlip blenny Ophioblennius atlanticus Present Unknown Uncommon
Round Scad Decapterus punctatus Present Unknown Unknown
Reef butterflyfish Chaetodon sedentarius Present Unknown Unknown
REMORA Remora remora Probably Present Unknown - -
rainbow wrasse Halichoeres pictus Present Unknown Unknown
Rosy blenny Malacoctenus macropus Present Unknown Unknown
Rock beauty Holacanthus tricolor Present Unknown Uncommon
Rainbow parrotfish Scarus guacamaia Present Unknown Rare
Redband parrotfish Sparisoma aurofrenatum Present Unknown Common
redtail parrotfish Sparisoma chrysopterum Present Unknown Common
redfin parrotfish, yellowtail parrotfish Sparisoma rubripinne Present Unknown Common
reef croaker Odontoscion dentex Present Unknown Unknown
rock hind Epinephelus adscensionis Present Unknown Unknown
red hind Epinephelus guttatus Present Unknown Uncommon
red grouper Epinephelus morio Probably Present Unknown - -
- - Rondeletia bicolor Present Unknown Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Spotted moray Gymnothorax moringa Present Unknown Rare
sand diver Synodus intermedius Present Unknown Uncommon
Squirrelfish Holocentrus adscensionis Present Unknown Common
saddle squirrelfish Holocentrus poco Probably Present Unknown - -
Sargassumfish Histrio histrio Probably Present Unknown - -
Southern Stingray Dasyatis americana Present Unknown Unknown
SPOTTED EAGLE RAY Aetobatus narinari Present Unknown Unknown
sawcheek cardinalfish Apogon quadrisquamatus Present Unknown Unknown
secretary blenny Acanthemblemaria maria Probably Present Unknown - -
Spinyhead Blenny Acanthemblemaria spinosa Probably Present Unknown - -
sailfin blenny Emblemaria pandionis Probably Present Unknown - -
Spotfin Butterfly Fish, Spotfin Butterflyfish Chaetodon ocellatus Present Unknown Uncommon
Sharksucker Echeneis naucrates Present Unknown Unknown
Spotfin Mojarra Eucinostomus argenteus Probably Present Unknown - -
Spotted goby Coryphopterus punctipectophorus Probably Present Unknown - -
Sharknose Goby Gobiosoma evelynae Present Unknown Unknown
Seminole goby Microgobius carri Probably Present Unknown - -
Smallmouth grunt Haemulon chrysargyreum Present Unknown Uncommon
Spanish grunt Haemulon macrostomum Probably Present Unknown - -
Sailors choice Haemulon parra Probably Present Unknown - -
Spanish hogfish Bodianus rufus Present Unknown Uncommon
Slippery dick Halichoeres bivittatus Present Unknown Common
Saddled blenny Malacoctenus triangulatus Present Unknown Uncommon
- - Starksia - - - - - -
Schoolmaster Lutjanus apodus Present Unknown Common
silk snapper Lutjanus vivanus Probably Present Unknown - -
Sand tilefish Malacanthus plumieri Present Unknown Uncommon
Spotted goatfish Pseudupeneus maculatus Present Unknown Common
Sergeant Major Abudefduf saxatilis Present Unknown Uncommon
striped parrotfish Scarus iseri Present Unknown Unknown
stoplight parrotfish Sparisoma viride Present Unknown Common
spotted drum Equetus punctatus Probably Present Unknown - -
Spanish Mackeral Scomberomorus maculatus Present Unknown Unknown
Sea bream Archosargus rhomboidalis Present Unknown Unknown
Saucereye progy Calamus calamus Present Unknown Unknown
Sheepshead porgy Calamus penna Present Unknown Unknown
silver porgy Diplodus argenteus Present Unknown Unknown
southern sennet Sphyraena picudilla Present Unknown Uncommon
spotted scorpionfish Scorpaena plumieri Probably Present Unknown - -
Scrawled filefish Aluterus scriptus Present Unknown Uncommon
Slender filefish Monacanthus tuckeri Present Unknown Uncommon
Spotted trunkfish Lactophrys bicaudalis Present Unknown Uncommon
scrawled cowfish Lactophrys quadricornis Present Unknown Unknown
Smooth trunkfish Lactophrys triqueter Present Unknown Uncommon
Sharpnose puffer Canthigaster rostrata Present Unknown Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Timucu Strongylura timucu Present Unknown Uncommon
tiger shark Galeocerdo cuvier Probably Present Unknown - -
Tarpon Megalops atlanticus Present Unknown Rare
Trumpetfish Aulostomus maculatus Present Unknown Uncommon
- - Tomicodon reitzae Present Unknown Uncommon
tomtate Haemulon aurolineatum Present Unknown Uncommon
threespot damselfish Stegastes planifrons Present Unknown Unknown
tiger grouper Mycteroperca tigris Present Unknown Rare
Tobacco fish Serranus tabacarius Present Unknown Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Wrasse blenny Hemiemblemaria simulus Not In Park Unknown - -
WHITEFIN SHARKSUCKER Echeneis neucratoides Present Unknown Unknown
White Grunt Haemulon plumieri Present Unknown Common
Web burrfish Chilomycterus antillarum Probably Present Unknown - -
whitespotted filefish Cantherhines macrocerus Present Unknown Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
yellow jack Caranx bartholomaei Present Unknown Unknown
YELLOWFIN MOJARRA Gerres cinereus Present Unknown Uncommon
Yellowcheek wrasse Halichoeres cyanocephalus Probably Present Unknown - -
Yellowhead wrasse Halichoeres garnoti Present Unknown Common
Yellowtail snapper Ocyurus chrysurus Present Unknown Common
Yellow goatfish Mulloidichthys martinicus Present Unknown Common
yellowtail reeffish Chromis enchrysurus Probably Present Unknown - -
Yellowtail damselfish Microspathodon chrysurus Present Unknown Common
Yellowbelly Hamlet Hypoplectrus aberrans Present Unknown Unknown
yellowtail hamlet Hypoplectrus chlorurus Present Unknown Rare
yellowmouth grouper Mycteroperca interstitialis Present Unknown Unknown
Yellowfin grouper Mycteroperca venenosa Present Unknown Rare

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
achicoria azul Launaea intybacea Present Native Rare
Asian spiderflower Cleome viscosa Present Non-native Uncommon
anil falso Coursetia caribaea var. caribaea Present Native Uncommon
African rattlebox Crotalaria saltiana Present Non-native Rare
anil de pasto, indigobush Indigofera suffruticosa Present Native Uncommon
ashen hoarypea Tephrosia cinerea Present Native Uncommon
Agasi, Mayagas Cassytha filiformis Present Native Unknown
Alabama swamp flatsedge Cyperus ligularis Present Native Rare
aguinaldo blanco Convolvulus nodiflorus Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Barbados aloe Aloe vera Present Non-native Rare
beggar's ticks, cobbler's pegs, common beggarticks, fisi`uli, hairy beggarticks, kofe tonga, matakaro, romerillo, Spanish needles, spanish-needles Bidens pilosa Present Native Uncommon
beach naupaka Scaevola sericea Present Non-native Rare
bodywood, pigeon berry Bourreria succulenta Present Native Uncommon
basora Cordia angustifolia Present Native Uncommon
black-sage Cordia polycephala Present Native Rare
bushy heliotrope Heliotropium ternatum Present Native Uncommon
bay-leaved caper, falseteeth, limber caper Capparis flexuosa Present Native Uncommon
black mampoo Guapira fragrans Present Native Uncommon
big talinum, jewels of Opar Talinum paniculatum var. paniculatum Present Native Uncommon
braceletwood Jacquinia arborea Present Native Rare
bois bande Jacquinia berteroi Present Native Uncommon
breakbill Sideroxylon obovatum Present Native Common
baybean Canavalia rosea Present Native Common
butterfly-pea Centrosema virginianum Present Native Common
blue wiss Teramnus labialis Present Native Rare
bay cedar, baycedar, bay-cedar, guitar Suriana maritima Present Native Rare
beach milkvine Matelea maritima Present Native Rare
babeiro Prestonia agglutinata Present Native Uncommon
blacktorch Erithalis fruticosa Present Native Uncommon
black mangrove Avicennia germinans Present Native Common
buttonsage Lantana involucrata Present Native Uncommon
blue weed, ground spurge, prostrate sandmat, prostrate spurge Chamaesyce prostrata Present Native Uncommon
beechleaf croton Croton betulinus Present Native Common
bellyache bush Jatropha gossypiifolia Present Native Rare
bull withe Heteropterys purpurea Present Native Uncommon
bracted fanpetals, bracted sida Sida ciliaris Present Native Uncommon
Banalo Thespesia populnea Present Non-native Uncommon
basora-prieta, uhaloa Waltheria indica Present Native Uncommon
button mangrove Conocarpus erectus Present Native Uncommon
ballmoss Tillandsia recurvata Present Native Common
basketwood Serjania polyphylla Present Native Common
bigseed alfalfa dodder, largeseed dodder, pretty dodder Cuscuta indecora Present Native Rare
Beach morning-glory Ipomoea pes-caprae ssp. brasiliensis Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Caribbean spiderlily Hymenocallis caribaea Present Native Rare
corita Agave missionum Present Non-native Rare
coastal plain creepingoxeye, coastalplain creepingoxeye, smallflower creepingoxeye Wedelia fruticosa Unconfirmed Unknown - -
coastal searocket Cakile lanceolata Present Native Common
cinnamonbark, wild cinnamon Canella winteriana Present Native Rare
cencilla, shoreline seapurslane Sesuvium portulacastrum Present Native Common
Carpetweed Mollugo verticillata Present Native Rare
climbing spiderling, climbing wartclub, wishbone vine Boerhavia scandens Present Native Rare
creeping cucumber Melothria pendula Present Native Unknown
Coralbean, Kolales halomtano, Prayerbed Abrus precatorius Present Non-native Uncommon
catch and keep Acacia retusa Present Native Uncommon
cascabelillo axilar Crotalaria lotifolia Present Native Common
catclaw blackbead Pithecellobium unguis-cati Present Native Uncommon
coffee senna, septicweed Senna occidentalis Present Unknown Unknown
cheesytoes Stylosanthes hamata Present Native Common
coughbush Ernodea littoralis Present Native Common
Caribbean princewood, princewood Exostema caribaeum Present Native Rare
cucubano de vieques Guettarda odorata Present Native Common
catclaw vine, claw vine Macfadyena unguis-cati Present Native Rare
coastal beach sandmat Chamaesyce mesembrianthemifolia Present Native Common
Christmas bush Euphorbia leucocephala Present Native Abundant
cafe forastero Bunchosia glandulosa Present Native Uncommon
cowhage cherry Malpighia infestissima Present Native Rare
corky passionflower, corkystem passionflower, devil's pumpkin, huehue haole, indigo berry, maypop, wild passionfruit Passiflora suberosa Present Native Uncommon
chancleta Hybanthus linearifolius Present Native Rare
Cowbush Helicteres jamaicensis Present Native Uncommon
creeping yellow sida Sida abutifolia Present Native Rare
common wireweed Sida acuta Present Native Rare
Caribbean bristlegrass Setaria utowanaea Present Native Common
coffee colubrina, greenheart Colubrina arborescens Present Native Rare
- - Citrus aurantifolia Present Non-native Uncommon
- - Capsicum frutescens Present Native Rare
- - Cissus sicyoides Present Native Uncommon
cow itch, ivy treebine Cissus trifoliata Present Native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
devil's horsewhip Achyranthes aspera Present Native Rare
damiana Turnera diffusa var. diffusa Present Native Common
dwarf ayenia Ayenia insulicola Present Native Uncommon
Dominican signalgrass Urochloa adspersa Unconfirmed Unknown - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
- - Epidendrum bifidum Present Native Rare
- - Epidendrum brittonianum Present Native Rare
erect pricklypear Opuntia stricta var. dillenii Present Native Uncommon
erect spiderling Boerhavia erecta Unconfirmed Unknown - -
escoba parada Sida salviifolia Present Native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Florida crossopetalum, maidenberry Crossopetalum rhacoma Present Native Uncommon
Florida boxwood Schaefferia frutescens Present Unknown Uncommon
Florida hammock milkpea Galactia striata Present Native Common
Florida fiddlewood Citharexylum fruticosum Present Native Uncommon
Florida clusia, Scotch attorney Clusia rosea Present Native Rare
fireman Tragia volubilis Present Native Common
false mallow Malvastrum corchorifolium Present Native Uncommon
flatleaf flatsedge Cyperus planifolius Present Native Common
Florida Keys nutrush Scleria lithosperma Present Native Rare
fringed windmill grass Chloris ciliata Present Non-native Rare
four-angle leechbush Dendropemon caribaeus Present Native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
gullfeed Scaevola plumieri Present Native Rare
greenheart ebony Rochefortia acanthophora Present Native Uncommon
guinea henweed Petiveria alliacea Present Native Uncommon
Gago Casuarina equisetifolia Present Non-native Rare
Grisebach's swallow-wort Cynanchum grisebachianum Present Native Uncommon
goatweed Capraria biflora Present Native Common
golden dewdrops Duranta erecta Present Native Uncommon
guayabilla Samyda dodecandra Present Native Rare
gophertail lovegrass Eragrostis ciliaris Present Native Common
guinea grass Urochloa maxima Not In Park Unknown - -
gumbo limbo, West Indian birch Bursera simaruba Present Native Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
huisachillo, poponax, twisted acacia Acacia tortuosa Present Native Common
habilla Rhynchosia reticulata Present Native Uncommon
haggarbush Clerodendrum aculeatum Present Native Rare
Hau ), Pago Hibiscus tiliaceus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
inkbush Forestiera eggersiana Present Native Rare
Indian flatsedge Cyperus nanus Present Native Rare
Indian goosegrass Eleusine indica Present Non-native Uncommon
iguana hackberry Celtis iguanaea Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Jamaican caper Capparis cynophallophora Present Native Common
jumping cactus Opuntia repens Present Native Common
jointed sandmat Chamaesyce articulata Present Native Common
jackswitch Corchorus hirsutus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
krekre Tetrazygia elaeagnoides Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
little ironweed Cyanthillium cinereum Unconfirmed Unknown - -
linguam Capparis indica Present Native Common
least snoutbean Rhynchosia minima Present Native Uncommon
liana fragante Distictis lactiflora Present Native Common
light-blue snakeweed Stachytarpheta jamaicensis Present Native Common
lechecillo Croton discolor Present Native Common
lathberry Eugenia cordata Present Native Rare
- - Leptochloa filiformis Present Native Rare
lax panicgrass Panicum laxum Present Native Common
leadwood Krugiodendron ferreum Present Native Abundant
littlebell Ipomoea triloba Present Native Rare
lignum-vitae Guajacum officinale Present Native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
marsh fleabane, sweet scent, sweetscent Pluchea odorata var. odorata Present Native Common
matteroot, milkbush, milky bush Rauvolfia viridis Present Native Uncommon
Mexican fireplant, painted euphorbia Euphorbia heterophylla Present Native Rare
manchineel Hippomane mancinella Present Native Common
monarch Amazonvine Stigmaphyllon emarginatum Present Native Common
Maigo-lalo Phyllanthus amarus Present Native Uncommon
manyflower sandmallow Sidastrum multiflorum Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Niyok Cocos nucifera Present Non-native Uncommon
narrowleaf lemonweed, romero macho Pectis linifolia Present Native Common
nakedstem carpetweed Mollugo nudicaulis Present Native Rare
nosegaytree Plumeria alba Present Native Common
nettleleaf shrubverbena Lantana urticifolia Present Native Rare
niaragato Zanthoxylum spinifex Present Native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
oysterwood Gymnanthes lucida Present Native Uncommon
oldfield grass Anthephora hermaphrodita Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
pigeonberry Rivina humilis Present Native Common
Purslane Portulaca oleracea Present Native Uncommon
palo iloron Antirhea lucida Present Native Uncommon
pricklybush Oplonia spinosa Present Native Uncommon
pillpod sandmat, pill-pod sandmat Chamaesyce hirta Present Native Uncommon
privet stopper Eugenia ligustrina Present Native Rare
Polynesian peperomia Peperomia humilis Present Native Rare
pinguin Bromelia pinguin Present Non-native Uncommon
pitted beardgrass Bothriochloa pertusa Present Non-native Uncommon
- - Panicum reptans Present Native Rare
poison ash Comocladia dodonaea Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
ratapple Morisonia americana Present Native Rare
Royen's tree cactus Pilosocereus royenii Present Native Common
red spiderling Boerhavia diffusa Present Native Common
rattleweed Crotalaria retusa Present Native Uncommon
river false buttonweed Spermacoce confusa Present Native Rare
ratwood Erythroxylum rotundifolium Present Native Rare
ramgoat dashalong Turnera ulmifolia Present Unknown Uncommon
red stopper Eugenia rhombea Present Native Uncommon
radiate fingergrass Chloris radiata Present Non-native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
sea rosemary Argusia gnaphalodes Present Native Rare
San Bartolome Cordia rickseckeri Present Native Common
scorpionstail, scorpion's-tail Heliotropium angiospermum Present Native Rare
saltwort, turtleweed Batis maritima Present Native Uncommon
spreading amaranth Amaranthus crassipes Present Native Rare
slender amaranth Amaranthus viridis Present Native Rare
silverhead Blutaparon vermiculare Present Native Rare
sour pricklypear Opuntia rubescens Present Native Common
Spanish lady Opuntia triacantha Present Native Rare
Swartz's pigeonplum Coccoloba swartzii Present Native Rare
seagrape Coccoloba uvifera Present Native Common
shaggy portulaca Portulaca pilosa Present Native Uncommon
small yellow nicker Caesalpinia divergens Present Native Uncommon
Swartz's Jamaican broom Chamaecrista glandulosa var. swartzii Present Native Uncommon
shakeshake Crotalaria incana Present Native Uncommon
stinkwood Piscidia carthagenensis Present Native Common
Seminole balsamo Psychotria nervosa Present Native Uncommon
sharpleaf silverbush Argythamnia candicans Present Native Uncommon
- - Securinega - - - - - -
smooth fanpetals Sida glabra Present Native Uncommon
spreading airplant Tillandsia utriculata Present Native Common
sixweeks threeawn Aristida adscensionis Present Native Common
spreading threeawn Aristida cognata Present Native Rare
southern sandbur Cenchrus echinatus Present Native Common
swollen fingergrass Chloris barbata Present Non-native Rare
Salt-mMeadow Grass Spartina patens Present Native Uncommon
smut-grass Sporobolus indicus Present Non-native Uncommon
seashore dropseed Sporobolus virginicus Present Native Common
spiked burr grass, spiked burrgrass Tragus berteronianus Present Native Uncommon
shortleaf fig, wild banyantree Ficus citrifolia Present Native Abundant
soldierwood Colubrina elliptica Present Native Rare
sea torchwood, torchwood Amyris elemifera Present Native Uncommon
Spanish lime Melicoccus bijugatus Present Non-native Rare
Steudel's morningglory, Steudel's morning-glory Ipomoea steudelii Present Native Rare
skyblue clustervine Jacquemontia pentanthos Present Native Common
- - Solanum persicifolium Present Native Uncommon
seasonvine Cissus verticillata Unconfirmed Unknown - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
tree seaside tansy Borrichia arborescens Present Native Common
twining soldierbush Tournefortia volubilis Present Native Common
Turk's cap Melocactus intortus Present Native Uncommon
tangantangan Leucaena leucocephala Present Native Abundant
tamarind Tamarindus indica Present Non-native Abundant
thicket wild coffee Psychotria microdon Present Native Rare
tropical waterwillow Justicia periplocifolia Present Native Rare
tropical tube tongue, tropical tubetongue Siphonoglossa sessilis Present Native Uncommon
teabush Melochia tomentosa Present Native Uncommon
tropical white morningglory, tropical white morning-glory Ipomoea alba Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Uvilla Coccoloba microstachya Present Native Rare
umbrella Indian mallow Abutilon umbellatum Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Verdolaga-Francesa Talinum fruticosum Unconfirmed Unknown - -
Virginia dayflower Commelina virginica Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
wavyleaf thoroughwort Eupatorium sinuatum Present Native Common
West Indian joyweed Alternanthera crucis Present Native Rare
West Indian cock's comb Celosia nitida Present Native Common
white snowplant Iresine angustifolia Present Native Uncommon
woolly nipple cactus Mammillaria nivosa Present Native Uncommon
water mampoo Pisonia subcordata Present Native Common
wild tantan Desmanthus virgatus Present Native Common
West Indian milkpea Galactia dubia Present Native Common
white indigoberry Randia aculeata Present Native Uncommon
white cedar Tabebuia heterophylla Present Native Rare
wild lime Adelia ricinella Present Native Uncommon
wild marrow Croton astroites Present Native Common
white mangrove Laguncularia racemosa Present Native Common
white stopper Eugenia axillaris Present Native Common
West Indian bristlegrass Setaria setosa var. leiophylla Present Native Uncommon
West Indian bristlegrass Setaria setosa var. setosa Present Native Uncommon
white manjack Cordia alba Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
yerba de San Juan Pectis humifusa Present Native Rare
yellow nicker Caesalpinia bonduc Present Native Common
yellow bells Tecoma stans Present Native Rare
yellow balsam Croton rigidus Present Native Common
yellow prickle Zanthoxylum monophyllum Present Native Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
zarzabacoa dulce Desmodium glabrum Present Native Rare