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Invertebrates at the National Zoo

Here are the animals at the National Zoo listed in alphabetical order. Most can be seen at the Invertebrate Exhibit.

Other invertebrates at the zoo include:

  • Apple Murex
  • Bahama Sea Star
  • Black Widow Spider
  • Brittlestar
  • Bumpy Sea Cucumber
  • Candelabra Coral
  • Giant Gumboot Chiton
  • Giant Sea Cucumber
  • Horse Conch
  • Keyhole Limpet
  • Leather Sea Star
  • Long Leg Hermit Crab
  • Mushroom Rock Anemone
  • Pacific Hermit Crab
  • Pale Anemone
  • Peacock Mantis Shrimp
  • Rock Urchin
  • Sculptured Limpet
  • Sculptured Slipper Lobster
  • Serpentstar
  • Spotted Spiny Lobster
  • Stony Coral
  • Water Scorpion
  • West Indian Triton