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.


Natterjack toad

Epidalea calamita

Type

Amphibians

Description

A plain, greenish toad, except for a bright yellow stripe all the way down its back. Very cute - for a toad!

Noisy - makes a loud, squeaky call that can be heard from a long way away.

Location

Sand dunes and heathland, on Cumbria, Fylde, East Anglia and South coasts.

Habitat

Onland

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