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Common Name / Descriptor Scientific Name

Brook Silverside

Labidesthes sicculus

Protozoan

Laboea strobila

Palehead Blenny

Labrisomus gobio

Hairy Blenny

Labrisomus nuchipinnis

Hogfish

Lachnolaimus maximus

Protozoan

Lacrymaria spp.

Honeycomb Cowfish

Lactophrys polygonia

Scrawled Trunkfish

Lactophrys quadricornis

Trunkfish

Lactophrys trigonus

Smooth Trunkfish

Lactophrys triqueter

Polychaete

Laeonereis culveri

Eggcockle

Laevicardium laevigatum

Morton Eggcockle

Laevicardium mortoni

Protozoan

Lagena cf. doveyensis

Smooth Puffer

Lagocephalus laevigatus

Pinfish

Lagodon rhomboides

White Mangrove

Laguncularia racemosa

Transparent Lamellaria

Lamellaria perspicua

Diatom

Lampriscus shadboltianus

Lantana

Lantana camara *Non-native*

Herring Gull

Larus argentatus

Bonaparte's Gull

Larus philadelphia

Laughing Gull

Larus atricilla

Ring-billed Gull

Larus delawarensis

Great Black-backed Gull

Larus marinus

Adanson Lepton

Lasaea adansoni

Red Bat

Lasiurus borealis

Hoary Bat

Lasiurus cinereus

Yellow Bat

Lasiurus intermedius floridanus

Seminole Bat

Lasiurus seminolus

Black Rail

Laterallus jamaicensis

Slender Sargassum Shrimp

Latreutes fucorum

Diatom

Lauderia annulata

Red Alga

Laurencia microcladia

Red Alga

Laurencia obtusa

Red Alga

Laurencia papillosa

Red Alga

Laurencia poiteaui

Brown Glass Shrimp

Leander tenuicornis

Northern Curlytail Lizard

Leiocephalus carinatus armouri *Non-native*

Spot

Leiostomus xanthurus

Gammarid Amphipod

Lembos sp.

Atlantic Ridley

Lepidochelys kempi
  Lepidodeuterammina ochracea

Mole Crab

Lepidopa benedicti

Mole Crab

Lepidopa richmondi

Longnose Gar

Lepisosteus osseus

Florida Gar

Lepisosteus platyrhincus

Warmouth

Lepomis gulosus

Bluegill

Lepomis macrochirus

Dollar Sunfish

Lepomis marginatus

Redear Sunfish

Lepomis microlophus

Spotted Sunfish

Lepomis punctatus

Tanaid

Leptochelia dubia

Bearded Spangletop

Leptochloa fascicularis

Diatom

Leptocylindrus danicus

Diatom

Leptocylindrus minimus

Regal Sea Fan

Leptogorgia hebes

Colorful Sea Whip

Leptogorgia virgulata

Sea Cucumber

Leptosynapta inhaerens

Sea Cucumber

Leptosynapta roseola

Sea Cucumber

Leptosynapta tenuis

White Leadtree

Leucaena leucocephala *Non-native*

Gammarid Amphipod

Leucothoe spinicarpa

Chestnut Latirus

Leucozonia nassa

Red Alga

Liagora ceranoides

Citrus Greening

Liberibacter asiaticus *Non-native*

Longnose Spider Crab

Libinia dubia

Portly Spider Crab

Libinia emarginata

Seagrass Spider Crab

Libinia erinacea

Diatom

Licmophora abbreviata

Diatom

Licmophora ehrenbergii

Diatom

Licmophora paradoxa

Diatom

Licmophora spp.

Isopod

Ligia baudiniana

Wharf Roach

Ligia exotica *Non-native*

Glossy Privet

Ligustrum lucidum *Non-native*

Chinese Privet

Ligustrum sinense *Non-native*

Short-billed Dowitcher

Limnodromus griseus

Long-billed Dowitcher

Limnodromus scolopaceus

Asian Marshweed

Limnophila sessiliflora *Non-native*

Shipworm

Limnoria simulata

Tripunctate Gribble

Limnoria tripunctata *Cryptogenic*

Sea Lavender

Limonium carolinianum

Marbled Godwit

Limosa fedoa

Horseshoe Crab

Limulus polyphemus

Rough Scallop

Lindapecten muscosus

Miniature Lucine

Linga amiantus

Pennsylvania Lucine

Linga pensylvanica

Brachiopod

Lingula sp.

Chestnut Mussel

Lioberus castaneus

Diatom

Lioloma pacificum

Tunicate

Lissoclinum fragile

Tunicate

Lissoclinum verrilli

Sponge

Lissodendoryx sigmata

Gammarid Amphipod

Listriella barnardi

Gammarid Amphipod

Listriella clymenella

Gammarid Amphipod

Listriella sp.

Florida Leopard Frog

Lithobates sphenocephalus sphenocephalus

Diatom

Lithodesmium intricatum

Diatom

Lithodesmium undulatum

Scissor Datemussel

Lithophaga aristata

Mahogany Datemussel

Lithophaga bisulcata

Protozoan

Litonotus sp.

Mangrove Periwinkle

Littorina angulifera

Slender Periwinkle

Littorina angustior

Marsh Periwinkle

Littorina irrorata

Lineolate Periwinkle

Littorina lineolata

Whitespot Periwinkle

Littorina meleagris

Zebra Periwinkle

Littorina ziczac

Sacoglossan Opisthobranch

Lobiger souverbii

Northern Phalarope

Lobipes lobatus

Tripletale

Lobotes surinamensis

Atlantic Brief Squid

Lolliguncula brevis

Nudibranch

Lomanotus stauberi

Red Alga

Lomentaria baileyana

Copepod

Longipedia helgolandica

Japanese honeysuckle

Lonicera japonica *Non-native*

River Otter

Lontra canadensis 

Crested Goby

Lophogobius cyprinoides

Entoproct

Loxosoma sp.

Bluefin Killifish

Lucania goodei

Rainwater Killifish

Lucania parva

Woven Lucine

Lucina nassula

Thick Lucine

Lucina pectinata

Skeleton Shrimp

Luconacia incerta

Peruvian Primrose Willow

Ludwigia peruviana

Creeping Primrose Willow

Ludwigia repens

Lined Sea Star

Luidia clathrata

Nine-armed Sea Star

Luidia senegalensis

Polychaete

Lumbrinerides jonesi

Polychaete

Lumbrinerides verrilli

Polychaete

Lumbrineris sp.

Highfin Blenny

Lupinoblennius nicholsi

Mutton Snapper

Lutjanus analis

Schoolmaster

Lutjanus apodus

Cubera Snapper

Lutjanus cyanopterus

Mangrove Snapper

Lutjanus griseus

Dog Snapper

Lutjanus jocu

Mohogany Snapper

Lutjanus mahogoni

Lane Snapper

Lutjanus synagris

Christmas Berry

Lycium carolinianum

Japanese Climbing Fern

Lygodium japonicum *Non-native*

Old World Climbing Fern

Lygodium microphyllum *Non-native*

Rusty Staggerbush

Lyonia ferruginea

Fetterbush

Lyonia lucida

Florida Lyonsia

Lyonsia floridana

Diatom

Lyrella approximata

Diatom

Lyrella clavata

Diatom

Lyrella lyra

Diatom

Lyrella lyra v. atlantica

Diatom

Lyrella transfuga v. plagiostoma

Furrow Shipworm

Lyrodus bipartitus

Florida Shipworm

Lyrodus floridanus

Shipworm

Lyrodus medilobatus *Non-native*

Blacktip Shipworm

Lyrodus pedicellatus *Cryptogenic*

Gammarid Amphipod

Lysianopsis alba

Polychaete

Lysidice ninetta ninetta

Polychaete

Lysidice sp.

Scaly-tailed Mantis Shrimp

Lysiosquilla scabricauda

Mantis Shrimp

Lysiosquilla sp.

Shrimp

Lysmata intermedia

Peppermint Shrimp

Lysmata wurdemanni

Green Sea Urchin

Lytechinus variegatus

Sea Urchin

Lytechinus variegatus carolinus

Wand Lythrum

Lythrum lineare

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