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A black sandshell mussel (Lugimia recta) from the upper Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.

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A sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus) from the Clinch River near Sneedville, Tennessee.

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INV001-00060

A Noel’s amphipod (Gammarus desperatus) at the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico. This species is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN.

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Two Noel’s amphipods (Gammarus desperatus) at the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico. This species is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN.

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INV001-00058

A Peck’s cave amphipod (Stygobromus pecki) in the Conservation Department of the San Antonio Zoo. Collected in Comal Springs near New Braunfels, Texas. This species is listed as endangered by the IUCN.

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INV006-00229

A couple of unidentified upside down jellyfish (Cassiopea sp.) from Saddlebunch Key, Florida.

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INV006-00226

An orange puffball sponge (Tethya aurantia) at the Research Experience and Education Facility, University of California Santa Barbara.

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INV006-00225

A red sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus francusanus) at the Research Experience and Education Facility, University of California Santa Barbara.

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INV006-00224

A bugula (Bugula neritina) at Pure Aquariums in Lincoln, Nebraska. A bugula is a colonial animal.

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INV006-00223

An acorn worm (Saccoglossus kowalevskii) at Pure Aquariums in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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INV006-00222

Two purple sea urchins (Arbacia punctulata) at Pure Aquariums in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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INV005-00115

A group of grass shrimp (Palaemonetes pugio) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium in Panacea, Florida.

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INV005-00114

A sponge snapping shrimp (Synalpheus sp.) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium in Panacea, Florida.

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INV006-00236

Yellow scroll coral (Turbinaria reniformis) at the Akron Zoo in Akron, Ohio. This species is listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.

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Yellow scroll coral (Turbinaria reniformis) at the Akron Zoo in Akron, Ohio. A tiny shrimp is walking over the top. The coral is listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.

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INV006-00234

Tooth coral (Galaxea sp.) at the Akron Zoo in Akron, Ohio.

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INV006-00233

A loggerhead sponge (Spheciospongia vesparia) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium in Panacea, Florida.

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A loggerhead sponge (Spheciospongia vesparium) with a sponge snapping shrimp (Synalpheus sp.) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium in Panacea, Florida.

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INV006-00230

A basket star (Gorgonocephalus eucnemis) at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, Alaska.

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INV006-00237

Rice coral (Montipora verrucosa) at the Akron Zoo in Akron, Ohio.

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INV001-00057

A common bithynia snail (Bithynia tentaculata) at Fluviário de Mora in Mora, Portugal.

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INV006-00217

A common prawn (Palaemon serratus) at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal. This prawn is from the Lisbon area.

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A finger-shaped sea pen (Veretillum cynomorium) at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal.

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A common spider crab (Macropodia rostrata) at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal. This common spider crab is from the Lisbon area.

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INV006-00218

A common prawn (Palaemon serratus) at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal. This prawn is from the Lisbon area.

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A finger-shaped sea pen (Veretillum cynomorium) at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Goose neck barnacles (Pollicipes pollicipes) at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Goose neck barnacles (Pollicipes pollicipes) at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal.

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INV005-00097

A small locust lobster (Scyllarus arctus) at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal.

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A small locust lobster (Scyllarus arctus) at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal.

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INV005-00094

A common spider crab (Macropodia rostrata) at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal. This common spider crab is from the Lisbon area.

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A South claw hermit crab (Diogenes pugilator) from the Lisbon area at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal.

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A South claw hermit crab (Diogenes pugilator) from the Lisbon area at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal.

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INV005-00091

A marbled rock crab (Pachygrapsus marmoratus) from the Lisbon area at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal.

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A marbled rock crab (Pachygrapsus marmoratus) from the Lisbon area at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal.

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INV005-00089

A circular crab (Atelecyclus undecimdentatus) at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal.

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