Discover the wonderful sea creatures that inhabit the UK seas and shores
UK seas is a guide to the fauna and flora found around UK coasts. While the majority of species are marine, some species are included that are regularly encountered on land by the coast, so you’ll find descriptions of non-marine species such as reptiles, amphibians, insects and plants as well.
Mostly black, with white markings when seen from surface - mostly white below. Adult male has a very tall dorsal fin.
Individuals often congregate in pods, caring diligently for new calves.
Rare, but regular visitor particularly to Northern seas.