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Find out more about Britain's amazing rockpool creatures!

Rockpool Creatures

Eel like fish


These eel-like fish have barbels; Whisker like appendages that help them to taste the water for food!


Common Octopus

Common Octopus are found around our coast. Did you know they have three hearts!

Fish swarm

Plenty more fish?

Over fishing and damaging fishing practices threaten many British marine species.

Lesser Spotted Dogfish

Lesser Spotted Dogfish

Confusingly, these little creatures are from the Catshark family!




Lobsters have hemocyanin in their blood which means it is blue in colour!

Good Fish Guide

Good Fish Guide

Don't forget to pick up a free MCS Good Fish Guide during your visit to help you chose sustainable seafood!

Moon Jellyfish

Moon Jellyfish

Jellyfish are found in every ocean in the world!