APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland by David Fenwick.

Photographic Categories and Sitemap
Marine Life Photography Index
Chordates - Marine mammals and Cetaceans
Chordates - Seabirds and Coastal birds
Chordates - Sea turtles (Reptilia)
Chordates - Rockpool and shallow water fish
Chordates - Boney fish
Chordates - Sharks, Skates and Rays
Chordates - Sea squirts and Ascidians (Tunicata)

Arthropods - Marine insects and invertebrates
Arthropods - Spiders, mites and pseudoscorpions
Arthropods - Sea spiders (Pycnogonida)

Crustaceans - Crabs (Brachyura)
Crustaceans - Porcelain crabs, Hermit crabs
and Squat lobsters (Anomura)

Crustaceans - Crawfish and Lobsters
Crustaceans - Prawns and shrimps
Crustaceans - Barnacles, Acorn, Stalked and Parasitic
Crustaceans - Animals related to woodlice (Isopoda)
Crustaceans - Sandhoppers, Amphipods etc. (Amphipoda)
Crustaceans - Ingolfiellideans (Ingolfiellida)
Crustaceans - Tanaids (Tanaidacea)
Crustaceans - Opossum or Mysid shrimps (Mysida)
Crustaceans - Order of shrimp-like animals (Cumacea)
Crustaceans - Order of shrimp-like animals (Nebaliacea)
Crustaceans - Sea lice or Copepods (Copepoda)
Crustaceans - Mussel or Seed shrimps (Ostracoda)
Crustaceans - Branchiopods (Branchiopoda)

Echinoderms - Starfish, Brittlestars and Feather-stars
Echinoderms - Sea Urchins
Echinoderms - Sea Cucumbers and Sea Gherkins

Molluscs - Cuttlefish, Squid and Octopus (Cephalopoda)
Molluscs - Chitons or Coat-of-mail-shells (Polyplacophora)
Molluscs - Tusk shells (Scaphopoda)
Molluscs - Shells, bivalves (Bivalvia)
Molluscs - Shells, snails (Gastropoda)
Molluscs - Sea slugs (Heterobranchia) > Nudibranchia
Molluscs - Sea slugs (Heterobranchia > All other orders

Lamp shells (Phylum Brachiopoda)

Marine nematodes and eelworms (Phylum Nematoda)
Marine flatworms (Phylum Platyhelminthes)
Nemerteans / Ribbon worms (Phylum Nemertea)
Peanut worms (Phylum Sipuncula)

Polychaete worms - Subclass Errantia (Annelida)
Polychaete worms - Subclass Sedentaria (Annelida)
Spoon or Echiuran worms - Subclass Echiura
Annnelids and polychaetes incertae sedis
Oligochaete clitellata worms and leeches (Annelida)

Arrow worms (Phylum Chaetognatha)
Horseshoe worms (Phylum Phoronida)
Goblet worms (Phylum Entoprocta)

Comb jellyfish and Sea gooseberries (Ctenophora)

Jellyfish (Scyphozoa)
Stalked jellyfish (Staurozoa)
Sea anemones (Actiniaria)
Hydroids and siphonophores (Hydrozoa)
Soft corals and Sea fans (Alcyonacea)
Stony, Hard and Cup corals (Scleractinia)

Sea mats, Hornwracks and Lace corals (Bryozoa)

Sponges (Porifera)

Hole bearers or Forams (Foraminifera)
Ciliate protozoa (Ciliophora)
Radiolaria (Radiozoa)
Dinoflagellates and related protozoa (Myzozoa)

Various image of plankton
Microscopic specimens to identify

Marine and coastal plants and wildflowers
Green seaweed (Chlorophyta)
Brown seaweed (Ochrophyta)
Red seaweed (Rhodophyta)
Yellow-green seaweed (Xanthophyceae)
Encrusting algae

Various images of driftweed
Seaweed galls and their causative agents
Diatoms, microalgae and algae-bacterial mats and films

Haptophytes (Haptophyta)
Cyanobacteria / Blue-green algae
Marine lichens
Marine fungi
Marine bacteria

Trans-atlantic rafting species
Sea beans and seeds

Some of the marine and intertidal sampling methods sometimes used to retrieve specimens for identification and photography.

Help Needed - Marine Animal needing identification

Landscape and Maritime Photography Index
Shoreline Habitats and Intertidal Zones and Estuaries
Headlands, Bays, Points, Cliffs and Islands
Beaches, Dunes and Dune Systems
Beach Art - Sand Drawings and Standing Stones
Geological Features, Rocks, Minerals and Fossils
Sunsets and Sunrises
Storm scenes, waves and surf
Ports, Docks, Harbours and Piers of South West England

Commercia fishing vessels and related images
Boats, Ships, Pleasure Craft, Ferries and Yachts
Maritime Heritage and Marine Archeology
Marine Environmental

This website is authored and owned by David Fenwick
Biography, bibliography and awards
Copyright Policy

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