Species Lists

Juvenile opossum in a tree in the swamp
Juvenile opossum, as can be seen in several Gulf Coast Network Parks

Photo by Chris Adams

One of the primary functions of the Gulf Coast Network (GULN) Data Management Staff is to work with park resources staff to develop and maintain verified, substantiated, and certified vascular plant and vertebrate species lists for each network park. The information presented in these web-based species lists are subsets of data managed in NPSpecies, which is the master biodiversity database for the National Park Service, and is the tool used by GULN for meeting this goal.

The species lists presented here have all gone through a certification process. This involves the evaluation and review of the species information by local experts who are well-versed in the biology, taxonomy and nomenclature of species in the network parks.

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Visit NPSpecies for more comprehensive information and advanced search capability. Have a suggestion or comment on this list? Let us know.

Last updated: April 11, 2018