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.


Sea slug

Type

Molluscs

Description

Although they sound unprepossessing, most are bright, exquisitely beautiful, and quite unlike their garden relatives.

You’ll often find their eggs laid in a distinctive pattern underneath rocky crags.

Location

All UK, especially in spring and summer

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