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.
Similar to dulse, but with more numerous, smaller spoon-shaped fronds that can look torn and ragged.
Very common on the stipes (stems) of kelp
On the lower shore, attached to rocks. All UK, except sandy east coasts.
Rocky shore, Seabed, Rock pools, Subtidal