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.
Brown, sometimes yellowish, with variable darker patterns. Eel-like, also called eelpout.
Gives birth to live young. A favourite food of otters.
May be found anywhere in UK, but more common to the north.
Lower shore, Subtidal, Rocky shore