UK Species List
Here is a list of all the species I have drawn or written about so far. They are ordered alphabetically in Phyla the following ordered catergorises, Marine Algae, Marine Invertebrates and Marine Vertebrates. Don’t want to waste your time scrolling … no worries just search in the searchbar below!
Each species is put next to its illustrated painting and picture if avalible.
Just click on the species name to be taken to the post about it.
If you have ever seen water sparkle, like firefly lights, as you have moved through water, that beautful occurance was these little guys.
Red/burgundy coloured seaweed, whose fronds may irridesce underwater in the light.
A crunchy seaweed, with calcium carbonate skeleton.
Carcinus maenas- Common Shore Crab
Brown/yellow/green coloured crab, can be slighty agressive but will more likey run away if found.
Green isopods often seen inbetween seaweeds or rocks on the rocky shore.
Small green worm can be found under rockys, lays large ‘green blobs’ of eggs.
Common rocky shore anemone with deep red colouration.
Rocky shore anemone with long green tentacles and pink tinted tips.
Invasive species, smooth pink shells with each organsim settling on top of each other.
Small rough shelled snails found on the shore.
Blue/black shelled organsim that attach to surfaces with threads.
Small shelled snails found on the floor.
Cone shelled organsim, stuck solidly onto rocks.
Beautiful small limpet, with irridescnt bright blue stripes. Lives and feeds on kelp..
Rare, bizaree but cute looking fish with a sucker on the underside of its body.