Guernsey Marine Life & Seabirds

Photos by Robert & Mike Cave

The Guernsey Biological Records Centre has recently been presented with a magnificent collection of over 500 digital photos, of local marine life and seabirds by R.J. Cave ARPS and M. Cave ARPS. We are very grateful for these. Here a few of the pictures, all reduced to 300 pixels wide, but even these miniatures show the quality of what we have received.

Alcyonium glomeratum 25kb
Urticina felina 23kb 28kb
Alcyonium glomeratum, Dead Man's Fingers, a soft coral
Urticina felina, Dahlia Anemone
Caryophyllia smithii
Prostheceraeus vittatus 18kb
Caryophyllia smithii, Devonshire Cup-Coral, yellow and brown form
Prostheceraeus vittatus, Candy-stripe Flatworm
Sabella sp 19kb
Velvet Swimming Crab 28kb
Sabella sp., Feather Duster Tubeworm
Necora puber, Velvet Swimming Crab (locally called the Lady Crab or La Crabe Enragé
Crab in Snakelocks Anemone 22kb
Blue Rayed Limpets 14kb
A spider crab (Inachus sp.) sheltering in a Snakelocks Anemone (Anemonia viridis)
Helcion pellucidum, Blue-rayed Limpets
Cuttlefish eye 22kb
Spiny starfish 19kb
Sepia officinalis, Cuttlefish eye
Marthasterias glacialis, Spiny Starfish arm
Sea Potato 24kb
Tompot Blenny 20kb
Spatangus purpureus, Purple Heart Urchin
Parablennius gattorugine, Tompot Blenny
Sole eyes 22kb
Puffin 10kb
Solea solea, Sole eyes
Fratercula arctica, Puffin

All photographs © R.J. Cave & M. Cave

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