Archive of: August, 2011

  • Topshell Tuesday

    Author Ronnie Reedtop shell / Paul NaylorGrey and purple top shells with delicately etched stripes can be found along the Sussex coast on sheltered rocky shores. They feed on microalgae and detritus; the grey top shell on the lower
  • Mussels Monday

    Author Ronnie Reedcommon mussels bed / Paul NaylorShiny and black with a tint of dark purple these smart looking bivalves are a common sight on breakwaters and harbour walls. They can be found on rocky shores attached to the
  • Sand masons Sunday

    Author Ronnie Reedsand mason / Paul NaylorSand masons are tiny delicate worms up to 300 millimetres in length and can be found in sand and mud. Small clusters of them can be found near beds of mussels or at
  • Marine Week Ahoy

    Author Ronnie ReedRockpoolingMarine Week is coming to town. All around the country, during the second week in August, Wildlife Trusts are celebrating National Marine Week. This has become something of a tradition as Wildlife Trusts, both inland