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.

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 other animals
Arthropods - Spiders, mites and pseudoscorpions

Sea spiders (Pycnogonida)

Crustaceans - Crabs, Lobsters and Crawfish
Crustaceans - Prawns and shrimps
Crustaceans - Barnacles, Acorn, Goose and Buoy
Crustaceans - Animals related to woodlice (Isopoda)
Crustaceans - Sandhoppers etc. (Amphipoda)
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, Sea urchins and cucumbers

Molluscs - Cuttlefish, Squid and Octopus (Cephalopoda)
Molluscs - Chitons or Coat-of-mail-shells (Polyplacophora)
Molluscs - Shells, bivalves (Bivalvia)
Molluscs - Shells, snails (Gastropoda)
Molluscs - Tusk shells (Scaphopoda)
Molluscs - Sea slugs (Order Nudibranchia)
Molluscs - Sea slugs (Other Opisthobranch Orders)
Molluscs - Shells, commercial, collector's and craft

Lamp shells (Phylum Brachiopoda)

Marine nematodes and eelworms (Phylum Nematoda)
Marine flatworms (Phylum Platyhelminthes)
Nemertean / Ribbon worms (Phylum Nemertea)
Peanut worms (Phylum Sipuncula)
Segmented / Polychaete worms (Phylum Annelida)
Oligochaete worms and Leeches (Phylum 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)
Hydroid and siphonophore images (Hydrozoa)
Soft coral and Sea fan images (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

Green seaweed (Chlorophyta)
Brown seaweed (Ochrophyta)
Red seaweed (Rhodophyta)
Yellow-green seaweed (Xanthophyceae)
Seaweed galls and their causative agents
Haptophytes (Haptophyta)
Encrusting algae
Diatoms, microalgae and algae-bacterial mats and films
Cyanobacteria / Blue-green algae
Marine lichens
Marine fungi
Marine and coastal plants and wildflowers
Sea beans and seeds

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

Trans-atlantic rafting species

George Montagu List for MBA Bioblitz Salcombe 2015

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
Rockpools, Rockpooling and Beachcombing
Beach Art - Sand Drawings and Standing Stones
Geological Features, Rocks, Minerals and Fossils
Sunsets and Sunrises
Storm scenes, waves and surf
Fishing - Sea Angling
Fishing - Commercial
Ports, Docks, Harbours and Piers of South West England
Boats, Ships, Pleasure Craft, Ferries and Yachts
Maritime Heritage and Marine Archeology
Marine Environmental

Mobility and access to shores and beaches (products)

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

Useful Web Links
Interactive Met Office Weather Forecast NEW
BBC Weather Tide Times (Penzance / Newlyn)

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