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Common Name Scientific Name

Catclaw Vine

Macfadyena unguis-cati *Non-native*

Short Macoma

Macoma brevifrons
  Macoma spp.

Elongate Macoma

Macoma tenta
  Macrobrachium acanthurus
  Macrobrachium carcinus
  Macrobrachium crenulatum

Brackish River Prawn

Macrobrachium macrobrachion *Non-native*

River Shrimp

Macrobrachium olfersii *Non-native*
  Macrobrachium sp.

Calico Clam

Macrocallista maculata

Sunray Venus

Macrocallista nimbosa
  Macrocoeloma trispinosum
  Macrocoeloma trispinosum nodipes

Florida Macomphaline

Macromphalina floridana
  Macrorhynchia phillipina

Fragile Surfclam

Mactra fragilis
  Maera quadrimana
  Maera quadrimana

Shovel Headed Worm

Magelona obockensis

Shovel Headed Worm

Magelona pettiboneae

Shovel Headed Worm

Magelona polydentata

Shovel Headed Worm

Magelona sp.

Diamondback Terrapin

Malaclemys terrapin tequesta

Rosy Blenny

Malacoctenus macropus

Blackfin Blenny

Malacoctenus nigripinnis

Saddle Blenny

Malacoctenus triangulatus
  Malmgreniella galetaensis

Sapodilla

Manilkara zapota *Non-native*

Atlantic Manta

Manta birostris

Rockworm

Marphysa sanguinea

Striate Piddock

Martesia striata

Tiger Flatworm

Martigrella crozierae
  Martyana martyi
  Massilina gualteriana
  Massilina sp.

Eastern Coachwhip

Masticophis flagellum flagellum
  Mastobranchus variabilis
  Mastogoia binotata
  Mastogoia braunii
  Mastogoia cribrosa
  Mastogoia crucicula
  Mastogoia exigua
  Mastogoia fimbriata
  Mastogoia hustedtii
  Mastogoia minutissima
  Mastogoia omissa
  Mastogoia ovalis
  Mastogoia pisciculus
  Mastogoia pumila
  Mastogoia smithii
  Mastogoia splendida

Titan Acorn Barnacle

Megabalanus coccopoma *Non-native*
  Megabalanus tintinnabulum
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  Megalobrachium poeyi
  Megalobrachium soriatum
  Megalomma heterops

Tarpon

Megalops atlanticus
Guineagrass Megathyrsus maximum

Little Horn Caecum

Meioceras nitidum

Melaleuca

Melaleuca quinquenervia *Non-native*

Eastern Melampus

Melampus bidentatus

Coffee Bean Snail

Melampus coffeus
  Melanella spp.

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Melanerpes carolinus

White-winged Scoter

Melanitta fusca

Black Scoter

Melanitta nigra

Surf Scoter

Melanitta perspicillata

Red-Rim Melania

Melanoides tuberculata *Non-native*

Wild Turkey

Meleagris gallopavo

Chinaberrytree

Melia azedarach *Non-native*

Rose Natal Grass

Melinis repens *Non-native*

Spaghetti Mouth Worm

Melinna maculata
  Melita c.f. nitida
  Melita elongata
  Melita sp.

Crown Conch

Melongena corona
  Melongena sprucecreekensis
  Melosira islandica
  Melosira lineata
  Melosira moniliformis
  Melosira nummuloides
  Membranipora savartii

Rough Silverside

Membras martinica

Tidewater Silverside

Menidia beryllina

Penninsula Silverside

Menidia peninsulae

Stone Crab

Menippe mercenaria
  Menippe nodifrons

Southern Kingfish

Menticirrhus americanus

Gulf Kingfish

Menticirrhus littoralis

Northern Kingfish

Menticirrhus saxatilis

Southern Quahog

Mercenaria campechiensis

Northern Quahog

Mercenaria mercenaria
  Mercenaria mercenaria f. notata

Hooded Merganser

Mergus cucullatus

Red-breasted Merganser

Mergus serrator
  Mesodinium pulex
  Mesodinium rubrum
  Metacylis angulata
  Metalpheus rostratipes
  Metis holthuriae
  Microcosmus exasperatus

Clown Goby

Microgobius gulosus

Banner Goby

Microgobius microlepis

Green Goby

Microgobius thalassinus

Miniature Melo

Micromelo undata

Stilt Sandpiper

Micropalama himantopus
  Microphiopholis gracillima

Opossum Pipefish

Microphis brachyurus lineatus
  Microphrys bicornutus
  Microphrys sp.
  Microphthalmus hartmanae

Atlantic Croaker

Micropogonias undulatus
  Microprosthema semilaeve

Largemouth Bass

Micropterus salmoides
  Mikania cordifolia
  Mikania scandens
  Miliolinella cf. subrotunda
  Miliolinella sp.
  Miliolinella subrotunda

Catclaw Mimosa

Mimosa pigra *Non-native*

Northern Mockingbird

Mimus polyglottus
  Minutocellus polymorphus
  Mithrax coryphe
  Mithrax forceps
  Mithrax hispidus
  Mithrax pleuracanthus
  Mithrax ruber
  Mithrax sculptus

White-spot Dovesnail

Mitrella ocellata
  Mnemiopsis leidyi

American Horsemussel

Modiolus americanus
  Modiolus modiolus squamosus

Buttonsnail

Modulus modulus
  Moira atropos

Ocean Sunfish

Mola mola
  Molgula occidentalis

Fringed Filefish

Monacanthus ciliatus

Planehead Filefish

Monacanthus hispidus

Shoregrass

Monanthochloe littoralis
  Monocorophium acherusicum *Non-native*

Amphipod

Monocorophium insidiosum *Cryptogenic*
  Monoculoides edwardsi

Striped Bass

Morone saxatilis
  Morula nodulosa

Northern Gannet

Morus bassanus

Striped Mullet

Mugil cephalus

White Mullet

Mugil curema
  Mugil curvidens

Redeye Mullet

Mugil gaimardianus

Fantail Mullet

Mugil gyrans

Liza

Mugil liza

Dwarf Surfclam

Mulinia lateralis

Reticulate Moray

Muraena retifera

Chinese Box

Murraya exotica *Non-native*

House Mouse

Mus musculus *Non-native*

Lateral Mussel

Musculus lateralis

Florida Long-tailed Weasel

Mustela frenata peninsulae

Smooth Dogfish

Mustelus canis
Flabby Sponge

Mycale americana
Sponge Mycale angulosa
  Mychostomina revertens

Wood Stork

Mycteria americana

Black Grouper

Mycteroperca bonaci

Gag, Gray Grouper 

Mycteroperca microlepis

Scamp

Mycteroperca phenax

Great Crested Flycatcher

Myiarchus crinitus

Monk Parakeet

Myiopsitta monachus *Non-native*

Bullnose Ray

Myliobatis Freminvillei

Sourthern Eagle Ray

Myliobatis goodei
  Myrianida dentalia
  Myrianida prolifera

Wax Myrtle

Myrica cerifera

Sharptail Eel

Myrichthys breviceps

Goldspotted Eel

Myrichthys ocellatus
  Myrionema orbiculare
  Myrionema orbiculare

Speckled Worm Eel

Myrophis punctatus

Parrotfeather

Myriophyllum aquaticum *Non-native*

Eurasian watermilfoil

Myriophyllum spicatum *Non-native*

Plate Mysella

Mysella planulata
  Mysella sp.
  Mysidopsis bigelowi

Charru Mussel

Mytella charruana *Non-native*

Dark Falsemussel

Mytilopsis leucophaeta

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