8879 thumb Devon Rockpool Life

Wildlife I've found in rockpools along the coast of south Devon. Most are fairly easy to find.

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Worm Pipefish 1
Nerophis lumbriciformis
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Hairy Porcelain Crab 1
Porcellana platycheles
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snakelocks anemone 2
Anemonia viridis
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European Green Crab 2
Carcinus maenas
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Strawberry Anemone 3
Actinia fragacea
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Beadlet anemone 4
Actinia equina
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Small-spotted Catshark 1
Scyliorhinus canicula
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rock goby 5
Gobius paganellus
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Common Goby 5
Pomatoschistus microps
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Five-bearded Rockling 5
Ciliata mustela
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Shore Clingfish 5
Lepadogaster lepadogaster
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Topknot 6
Zeugopterus punctatus
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Common European Limpet 7
Patella vulgata
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Common Periwinkle 8
Littorina littorea
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Blue Mussel 9
Mytilus edulis
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Acorn Barnacle 10
Balanus glandula
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Edible Crab 11
Cancer pagurus
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Common Hermit Crab 8
Pagurus bernhardus
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Masked crab 13
Corystes cassivelaunus
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Common Prawn 14
Palaemon serratus
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Common Sea Star 4
Asterias rubens
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Dwarf Brittle Star 15
Amphipholis squamata
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European Edible Sea Urchin 16
Echinus esculentus
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Sea Mouse 5
Aphrodita aculeata
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Barrel Jelly 17
Rhizostoma pulmo
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Compass Jelly 18
Chrysaora hysoscella
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Portuguese Man o' War 19
Physalia physalis
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Sea Potato 2
Echinocardium cordatum

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