UK Seas

Discover the wonderful sea creatures that inhabit the UK seas and shores

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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.


Little cuttle

Sepiola atlantica

Type

Molluscs

Description

A mini version of the cuttlefish. It grows no more than a few centrimetres long, and burys itself in sand.

Can jet away from predators at lightning speed, leaving a squirt of sepia ink behind.

Location

Sandy shallows around UK

Habitat

Subtidal, Seabed,

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