Other Marine Vertebrates in Texas


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Common Name Scientific Name Type Family Thumb
American alligator Alligator mississippiensis reptile Alligatoridae
Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus mammal, marine Delphinidae
Green sea turtle Chelonia mydas turtle, sea Cheloniidae
Kemp's ridley sea turtle Lepidochelys kempii turtle, sea Cheloniidae
Texas diamondback terrapin Malaclemys terrapin littoralis turtle, pond Emydidae
West Indian manatee Trichechus manatus mammal, aquatic Trichechidae