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Common Name Scientific Name
  Dactyliosolen fragilissima

Bigeye Stargazer

Dactyloscopus crossotus

Sand Stargazer

Dactyloscopus tridigitatus

Coin-vine

Dalbergia ecastaphyllum
  Dardanus fucosus
  Dardanus venosus
  Dasya rigidula

Southern Stingray

Dasyatis americana

Atlantic Stingray

Dasyatis sabina

Bluntnose Stingray

Dasyatis say

Nine-banded Armadillo

Dasypus novemcinctus mexicanus
  Deinocerites cancer
  Delphineis surirella
  Demonax microphthalmus

Frond Oyster

Dendostrea frons

Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Dendrocygna bicolor
  Dendrodoris krebsii

Prairie Warbler

Dendroica discolor

Palm Warbler

Dendroica palmarum

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Dendroica pennsylvanica

Yellow Warbler

Dendroica petechia
  Dentatisyllis carolinae
  Derbesia vaucheriaeformis

Leatherback

Dermochelys coriacea
  Detonula pumila

Bubble Melampus

Detracia bulloides
  Diadema antillarum

Striped Sea Anemone

Diadumene lineata *Non-native*

Irish Pompano

Diapterus auratus

Rhomboid Mojarra

Diapterus rhombeus
  Dictyopteris delicatula
  Dictyota bartayresiana
  Dictyota cervicornis
  Dictyota dichotoma
  Dictyota divaricata
  Dictyota mertensii

Opossum

Didelphis marsupialis
  Didemnum conchyliatum
  Didemnum psammatodes
  Didinium sp.
  Dileptus sp.
  Dimeregramma minor

Atlantic Giant-cockle

Dinocardium robustum
  Dinophysis argus

Dinoflagellate

Dinophysis caudata
  Dinophysis caudata var. acutifrons
  Dinophysis micropterygia
  Dinophysis parvula

Balloonfish

Diodon holacanthus

Porcupinefish

Diodon histrix

Cayenne Keyhole Limpet

Diodora cayenensis
  Diodora jaumei
  Diodora listeri
  Diodora meta

Plumed Worm

Diopatra cuprea
  Diophrys sp.
  Dioplosyllis octodentata

Persimmon

Diospyros virginiana

Dwarf Sand Perch

Diplectrum bivittatum

Sand Perch

Diplectrum formosum

Silver Porgy

Diplodus argenteus

Spottail Pinfish

Diplodus holbrookii

Spotted Dragonet

Diplogrammus pauciradiatus
  Diploneis bombus
  Diploneis crabro
  Diploneis gravelleana
  Diplophryxus sp.
  Diplopsalis sp.
  Diplosoma glandulosum
  Diplosoma macdonaldi
  Distaplia corolla

Saltgrass

Distichlis spicata

Atlantic Distorsio

Distorsio clathrata
  Ditylum brightwellii

Cross-hatched Lucine

Divaricella quadrisulcata
  Divariscintilla cordiformis
  Divariscintilla luteocrinita
  Divariscintilla octotentaculata
  Divariscintilla troglodytes
  Divariscintilla yoyo

Bobolink

Dolichonyx oryzivorus

Variable Coquina

Donax variabilis

Western Dondice

Dondice occidentalis

Dwarf Wrasse

Doratonotus megalepis

Obscure Coramoe

Doridella obscura
  Doriopsilla pharpa
  Doris verrucosa

Fat Sleeper

Dormitator maculatus

Gizzard Shad

Dorosoma cepedianum

Threadfin Shad

Dorosoma petenense

Disk Dosinia

Dosinia discus

Elegant Dosinia

Dosinia elegans
  Doto chica

Crown Doto

Doto coronata

Indigo Snake

Drymarchon couperi

Pileated Woodpecker

Dryocopus pileatus
  Dulichiella appendiculata

Gray Catbird

Dumetella carolinensis

Ethereal Sponge

Dysidea etheria
  Dysteria spp.

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