Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Protected Marine Invertebrates, Reptiles and Mammals of Bermuda

Will add links and photos when I get a chance...

Protected species
The taking of any "fish" of the following types anywhere within the exclusive economic zone is prohibited—
(1) Marine turtles of all species (Reptilia, Cheloniidae and Dermochelyidae) ;
(2) Marine mammals of all species (Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises) ;
(3) Corals of all types, (including stony corals, sea rods and seafans) ;
(4) Queen conch (Strombus gigas);
(5) Harbour conch (Strombus costatus);
(6) Bermuda cone (Conus bermudensis);
(7) Netted olive (Oliva reticularis);
(8) Bermuda scallop (Pecten ziczac);
(9) Calico scallop (Argopecten gibbus);
(10) Atlantic Pearl Oyster (Pinctada imbricata);
(11) Helmets and Bonnets of all species (Mollusca Cassididae);
(12) Calico clam (Macrocallista maculata);
(13) West indian top-shell (Cittarium pica),

Freshwater molluscs
Ancylus bermudensis
Pisidium volutabundum

Reptiles
Bermuda Skink (Eumeces longirostris)
Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)
Loggerhead Tutle (Caretta caretta)
Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)

Cave Organisms
Copepods
Antriscopia prehensilis
Erebonectes nesioticus
Paracyclopia naessi
Speleophira bivexilla
Speleohira scottodicarloi
Nanocopia minuta
Speleithona bermudensis
Spelaeoecia bermudensis

Isopods
Atlantasellus cavernicolus
Currassanthura bermudensis
Bermudalana aruboides

Amphipods
Idunella sketi
Cocoharpinia iliffei
Pseudoniphargus grandimanus
Bogidiella bermudensis
Ingolfiella longipes

Shrimps
Typhlatya iliffei
Procaris chacei
Mictocaris halope

Mysids
Platyops sterreri

Segmented worms
Phallodrilus macmasterae