A selection of marine life found in Belle Greve Bay on Guernsey's east coast.
Top row left to right:
sea anemone prawn, Periclimenes sagittifer, found on the snakelocks anemone, Anemonia viridis, in Belle Greve Bay on the 20 March 2007.
The nudibranch, Janolus hyalinus, found under a boulder covered in crustose coralline algae in a mid-shore tide pool on the 17 February 2007; and a masked crab, Corystes cassivelaunus, dug up from the beach and photographed on the 20 February 2007.
Middle row left to right:
A sand goby, Pomatoschistus minutus, buried in the sand and photographed on the 20 February 2007; a candy-striped flatworm, Prostheceraeus vittatus, photographed in a tide pool on the 5 February 2007; and a female worm pipefish, Nerophis lumbriciformis.
Bottom row left to right: long-spined sea scorpion (a
sculpin), Taurulus bubalis, photographed in a tide pool on the 4 February 2007; the nudibranch, Hermaea bifida photographed on the 15 February 2006; and a stalked jellyfish, Haliclystus auricula, attached to eel grass, Zostera marina and photographed on the 5 November 2006.
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