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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

Bermuda Skink (Eumeces longirostris)
Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)