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					                       Plaice                                       Red Mullet                                            Ross Worm
             (Pleuronectes platessa)                              (Mullus surmuletus
                                                                  (Mullus surmuletus)                                  (Sabellaria spinulosa)
                                                                                                                       (Sabellaria
                                                                                                                                  The Ross worm lives
                        Plaice spend most
                                                                              The Red Mullet has                                  in colonies and
                        of their time lying
 Survival         6                                    Survival         6     two whiskers called          Survival          6    stabilizes the sand
                        quietly on the sea
                                                                              the “barbells” which                                movements by
 Camouflage       8     floor, they can               Camouflage        3                                  Camouflage        4
                                                                              are used to search                                  constructing a
                        change their colour
 Productivity      5                                   Productivity     5     the sediment for                                    protective tubes, after
                        to match the sandy                                                                 Productivity 9
                                                                              worms and other                                     generations this
 Team work         1    bottom but the
                                                       Team work        4     food.                        Team work         9    creates a new habitat
                        orange spots often
                                                                                                                                  for other marine life
                        give them away.
                                                                                                                                  to colonize
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                                  Paul Naylor                                         Paul Naylor                                             Paul Naylor



                  Scallop                                         Sea Mouse                                           Slipper Limpet
              (Pecten maximus)                                    (Aphrodita aculeta)                                  Crepidula fornicata
                                                                                                                      (Crepidula fornicata)
                                                                            The Sea Mouse is a                                    These snails were
                         Scallops swim by                                                                                         introduced into our
                                                                            sand dwelling worm
  Survival         8     rapidly clapping             Survival         8    with jaws that shoot           Survival          9    waters in the late 19th
                         their shell together                                                                                     century by accident
 Camouflage        5                                  Camouflage       8    out to grab smaller            Camouflage        3    from America. They
                         and leaping along
                                                                            animals to munch                                      live in chains of up to
  Productivity     7     the sea bottom.              Productivity      4                                   Productivity     2
                                                                            on . Their bodies are                                 12 animals. The top
                         They also have lots
  Team work        3                                  Team work         1   covered with a                  Team work        10   one is male, the
                         of blinking blue                                                                                         bottom one female
                                                                            dense mat of hairs
                         eyes along the edge                                                                                      and the others have
                                                                            that under water
                         of their shell.                                                                                          no gender.
                                                                            seem to shimmer.
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                                                                   Brittle star                                    Candy Striped flatworm
               Red Gurnard
              (Aspitrigla cuculus)                               (Ophiothrix fragilis)
                                                                  Ophiothrix fragilis                              (Prostheceraeus vittatus
                                                                                                                   (Prostheceraeus vittatus)
                     Red Gurnard is a                                                                                             The Candy Striped
                     member of the                                         Brittle stars link                                     Flatworm can grow
 Survival          7 scorpionfish family,             Survival          5 their arms together              Survival          6    up to 5 centimetres
                     they feed mainly on                                   to avoid being                                         long. It feeds on
 Camouflage        3 worms and small                  Camouflage        3 swept away by the                Camouflage        3
                                                                                                                                  small, sedentary
 Productivity      3 crustaceans. When                Productivity      4 current. The spare               Productivity      6    organisms and has
                     caught, they make a                                   arms are used for                                      an amazing ability to
 Team work         3 croaking noise                   Team work         10 gathering food.                 Team work         5
                                                                                                                                  repair itself.
                     similar to a frog.

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                                                                                                                                              Paul Naylor
                                                                                       Paul Naylor

                 Conger Eel                                                                                              Eelgrass
                                                                 Dahlia Anemone
                 (Conger conger)
                 (Conger conger                                     (Urtic ina felina
                                                                    (Urtic     felina)                                (Zostera marina)
                       Conger Eels have
                                                                             Anemones anchor
                       extremely sharp teeth                                                                                Eelgrass grows in
                                                                             on the stones and
  Survival         7   and strong jaws. They          Survival          6                                   Survival        shallow sheltered
                                                                                                                             4
                                                                             shells that are
                       are more active at                                                                                   areas on sandy sea
 Camouflage        3                                  Camouflage        5    buried beneath the             Camouflage 1 beds. They form
                       night when they hunt
                                                                             sand. They have
  Productivity     6   for crab, cuttlefish and       Productivity      5    tentacles filled with          Productivity 10 huge meadows
                       squid. They are found                                                                                creating a new rich
  Team work        1                                                         stinging cells that            Team work 8 habitat for a variety
                       in holes, crevices and         Team work         3
                                                                             paralyze predators
                       wrecks.                                                                                              of creatures.
                                                                             with miniature
                                                                             harpoons.
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              Hermit Crab                                         Lesser Sand Eel                            Lesser spotted dogfish
             Pagarus bernhardhi
            (Pagarus bernhardhi)                                  (Ammodytes tobianus)
                                                                  (Ammodytes tobianus                               (Scyliorhinus canicula
                                                                                                                    (Scyliorhinus canicula)
                                                                             The Sand Eel is one
                        The hermit crab                                      of the most                                           The Lesser spotted
 Survival          7    carries an empty              Survival          6    abundant fish in UK           Survival          8     dog fish is a member
                        snail shell on their                                 waters. It lives off                                  of the shark family,
 Camouflage        5                                  Camouflage       7     plankton that it finds        Camouflage       4      they attach their
                        back for protection,
 Productivity      6    when they grow                Productivity      6    buried in the sand.           Productivity      5     ‘mermaid purses’
                        bigger they have to                                  The colour of the eel                                 containing their
 Team work         5                                  Team work         8    can shift from                Team work         3     eggs to seaweed.
                        find a larger shell.
                                                                             greenish yellow to
                                                                             brilliant silver.
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              Long Spined
              Sea Scorpion                                       Naval Shipworm                                     Netted Dog Whelk
               (Taurulus
               (Taurulus bubalis)                                   (Teredo navalis)                                   (Nassarius reticulatus)

                       This fish is a “sit- and                              The body of a Teredo                                 The Netted Dog
                       wait predator” with                                   navalis is long and                                  Whelk moves over a
 Survival          5                                   Survival         8    wormlike. The mollusc is       Survival         6    sandy surface
                       large eyes and a huge
                       mouth. Its colour is            Camouflage       4    a serious threat to           Camouflage        8    without sinking. The
 Camouflage        9
                       variable and they                                     archaeology as it feeds                              “netted” (criss-
 Productivity 7                                        Productivity      5   directly on submerged          Productivity      4   crossed and spiral)
                       have a great ability to
                       match their                                           wood, such as wooden           Team work        2    pattern on their shell
 Team work         4                                   Team work         9
                       background.                                           shipwrecks and other                                 provides perfect
                                                                             archaeological artefacts                             camouflage.
                                                                             made of wood.
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