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Common Name Scientific Name

False-willow

Baccharis angustifolia
  Baccharis glomeruliflora

Groundsel Tree

Baccharis halimifolia
  Bacillaria paxillifera

Smooth Water-hyssop

Bacopa monnieri
  Bacteriastrum delicatulum
  Bacteriastrum hyalinum

Gafftopsail Catfish

Bagre marinus

Silver Perch

Bairdiella chrysoura

Golden Acorn Worm

Balanoglossus auriantiacus

Barnacle

Balanus trigonus *Non-Native*

Gray Triggerfish

Balistes capriscus

Carinate Shipworm

Bankia carinata

Fimbriate Shipworm

Bankia fimbriatula

Gould Shipworm

Bankia gouldi

White-beard Ark

Barbatia candida

White Minature Ark

Barbatia domingensis
  Barleeia spp.

Atlantic Mud-piddock

Barnea truncata

Sooty Eel

Bascanichthys bascanium

Whip Eel

Bascanichthys scuticaris
  Baseodiscus delineatus

Brown Basilisk

Basiliscus vittatus *Non-Native*

Batea catharinensis
  Bathydrilus formosus

Nothchtongue Goby

Bathygobius curacao

Frillfin Goby

Bathygobius soporator
  Bathyporeia sp.

West Indian False Cerith

Batillaria minima

Saltwort

Batis maritima
  Batophora oerstedii

Mountain Ebony

Bauhinia variegata *Non-Native*
  Bdelloura candida
  Beania klugei

Clubed Begonia

Begonia cucullata *Non-Native*

Shortfin Searobin

Bellator brachychir
  Bellerochea horologicalis
  Berghia coerulescens
  Berkeleya rutilans
  Berthella agassizi
  Bhawania goodei
  Biddulphia biddulphiana
  Biddulphia tridens

Beggar-ticks

Bidens mitis
  Biloculinella globula

Javanese Bishopwood

Bischofia javanica *Non-Native*

Grass Cerith

Bittiolum varium

Short-tailed Shrew

Blarina brevicauda peninsulae

Left-hand Melampus

Blauneria heteroclita
  Bleakeleya notata

Saltwart

Blechnum serrulatum
  Blepharisma sp.

Spotfin Wrasse

Bodianus pulchellus

Spanish Hogfish

Bodianus rufus

False Nettle

Boehmeria cylindrica

Sturdy Bulrush

Bolboschoenus robustus
  Bolivina cf. compacta
  Bolivina paula
  Bolivina striatula
  Bolivina subexcavata
  Boodleopsis pusilla

Impressed Odostome

Boonea impressa

Half-smooth Odostome

Boonea seminuda
  Bopyrina abbreviata

Sea Oxeye

Borrichia frutescens
  Bosellia mimetica

Sea Moss

Bostrychia montagnei

American Bittern

Botaurus lentiginosus

Eyed Flounder

Bothus ocellatus

Twospot Flounder

Bothus robinsi
  Botrylloides nigrum
  Botryllus planus

Star Tunicate

Botryllus schlosseri *Non-Native*
  Botryocladia occidentalis
  Bowerbankia gracilis
Bowerbankia imbricata
  Bowerbankia maxima
  Bowmaniella dissimilis

Scorched Mussel

Brachidontes exustus
  Branchioasychis americana
  Branchiomma nigromaculata
  Brania clavata
  Brania gallagheri
  Brania swedmarki

Brant

Branta bernicla

Canada Goose

Branta canadensis

Yellowfin Menhaden

Brevoortia smithi

Atlantic Menhaden

Brevoortia tyrannus

Paper Mulberry

Broussonetia papyrifera *Non-Native*
  Bryocladia cuspidata
  Bryopsis pennata var. secunda
  Bryothamnion seaforthii
  Bryothamnion triquetrum

Pugnose Pipefish

Bryx dunckeri

Great Horned Owl

Bubo virginianus

Cattle Egret

Bubulcus ibis *Non-Native*

Bufflehead

Bucephala albeola

Common Goldeneye

Bucephala clangula

Bryozoan

Bugula neritina *Non-Native*
  Bugula stolonifera
  Bulimina aculeata
  Buliminella elegantissima

Striate Bubble

Bulla striata
  Bunodeopsis antilliensis
  Bunodosoma cavernata
  Bunodosoma granulifera

Ragged Seahare

Bursatella leachii pleii

Gumbo Limbo

Bursera simaruba

Knobbed Whelk

Busycon carica

Lighthire Whelk

Busycon contrarium

Pear Whelk

Busycon spiratus

Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

Red-shouldered Hawk

Buteo lineatus

Broad-winged Hawk

Buteo platypterus

Green Heron

Butorides striata

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