APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland by David Fenwick.

Photographic index and sitemap of marine life and maritime images
Marine Life Photography Index
(*) = Approx. number of marine species represented.

Chordates
Marine mammals, includes strandings (7)
Sea turtles, includes strandings (Reptilia) - (4)
Seabirds and coastal birds (39)
Rockpool and shallow water fish (31)
Boney fish (56)
Sharks, skates and rays (14)
Sea squirts and ascidians (Tunicata) - (49)

Crustaceans
Crabs (Brachyura) - (34)
Crabs, Porcelain, Hermit etc. (Anomura) - (14)
Crawfish and lobsters (5)
Prawns and shrimps (19)
Barnacles, acorn, stalked and parasitic (27)
Animals related to woodlice (Isopoda) - (44)
Sandhoppers, amphipods etc. (Amphipoda) - (99)
Ingolfiellideans (Ingolfiellida) - (1)
Tanaids (Tanaidacea) - (10)
Opossum or mysid shrimps (Mysida) - (14)
Small shrimp-like animals (Cumacea) - (5)
Small shrimp-like animals (Leptostraca) - (1)
Sea lice or copepods (Copepoda) - (49)
Mussel or seed shrimps (Ostracoda) - (3)
Branchiopods (Branchiopoda) - (2)

Marine and coastal arthropods
Insects, Bugs (Hemiptera) - (7)
Insects, Flies (Diptera) - (10)
Insects, Beetles and Weevils (Coleoptera) - (12)
Insects, Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) - (3)
Insects, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies (Hymenoptera) - (2)
Centipedes and Millepedes (Myriapoda) - (8)
Springtails (Collembola) - (9)
Bristletails (Archaeognatha) - (1)
Spiders, Mites and Pseudoscorpions (Arachnida) - (8)
Sea spiders (Pycnogonida) - (13)

Echinoderms
Starfish, Brittlestars and Feather-stars (16)
Sea Urchins (6)
Sea Cucumbers and Sea Gherkins (7)

Molluscs
Cuttlefish, squid and octopus (Cephalopoda) - (7)
Chitons or coat-of-mail-shells (Polyplacophora) - (6)
Tusk shells (Scaphopoda) - (3)
Bivalves (Bivalvia) - (approx. 270)
Snails (Gastropoda) - (approx. 280)
Sea slugs (Nudibranchia) - (71)
Sea slugs (Other orders of heterobranchs) - (42)

Brachiopoda
Lamp shells (Phylum Brachiopoda) - (8)

Worms and worm-like organisms
Polychaete worms - Errantia (Annelida) - (106)
Polychaete worms - Sedentaria (Annelida) - (92)
Spoon or echiuran worms - Echiura (Annelida) - (1)
Polychaete worms - incertae sedis (Annelida) - (7)
Oligochaete worms and leeches (Annelida) - (11)
Peanut worms (Phylum Sipuncula) - (5)
Ribbon worms (Phylum Nemertea) - (43)
Marine flatworms (Phylum Platyhelminthes) - (30)
Marine elworms (Phylum Nematoda) - (7)
Arrow worms (Phylum Chaetognatha) - (1)
Horseshoe worms (Phylum Phoronida) - (2)
Goblet worms (Phylum Entoprocta) - (4)

Ctenophorans and Cnidarians
Comb jellyfish and sea gooseberries (Ctenophora) - (2)
Jellyfish (Scyphozoa) - (7)
Stalked jellyfish (Staurozoa) - (5)
Sea anemones (23)
Hydroids and siphonophores (Hydrozoa) - (67)
Soft corals, sea fans and sea pens (5)
Stony, hard and cup corals (Scleractinia) - (5)

Bryozoans
Sea mats, hornwracks and lace corals (Bryozoa) - (90)

Sponges
Sponges (Porifera) - (50)

Microscopic organisms
Hole bearers or forams (Foraminifera) - (97)
Cercozoan protozoa (Cercozoa) - (1)
Ciliate protozoa (Ciliophora) - (11)
Radiolaria (Radiozoa) - (1)
Dinoflagellates and related protozoa (Myzozoa) - (4)
Various image of plankton
Microscopic specimens to identify

Plants, lichens, algae, fungi and bacteria
Marine and coastal plants and wildflowers (51)
Green seaweed (Chlorophyta) - (42)
Brown seaweed (Ochrophyta - (67)
Red seaweed (Rhodophyta) - (147)
Yellow-green seaweed (Xanthophyceae) - (1)
Parasitic algae (7)
Encrusting algae (13)
Various images of driftweed
Seaweed galls and their causative agents (14)
Diatoms, microalgae, mats and films (15)
Haptophytes (Haptophyta) - (1)
Cyanobacteria / Blue-green algae (10)
Marine lichens (12)
Marine fungi (5+)
Marine bacteria (2)

Arriving by drift from other countries
Trans-atlantic rafting species (70)
Sea beans and strandline seeds (32)

Some of the marine and intertidal sampling methods sometimes used to retrieve specimens for identification and photography.

Landscape and Maritime Photography Index
Shoreline Habitats and Intertidal Zones and Estuaries
Headlands, Bays, Points, Cliffs and Islands
Beaches, Dunes and Dune Systems
Beach Art - Sand Drawings and Standing Stones
Geological Features, Rocks, Minerals and Fossils
Sunsets and Sunrises
Storm scenes, waves and surf
Ports, Docks, Harbours and Piers of South West England

Commercia fishing vessels and related images
Boats, Ships, Pleasure Craft, Ferries and Yachts
Maritime Heritage and Marine Archeology
Marine Environmental

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APHOTOMARINE Photographic index and sitemap of marine life and maritime images