Marine Priority Habitats and Species

Gwellt y gamlas - Zostera marina
Seagrass Zostera marina. Photo Gwylan

Habitats

Seagrass beds

Sheltered muddy gravels

Subtidal sands and gravels

Mud habitats in deep water

Mammals - link to photos

Minke Whale Balaenoptera acutorostrata

Common Dolphin Delphinus delphis

Long-finned Pilot Whale Globicephala melas

Atlantic White-sided Dolphin Lagenorhynchus acutus

White beaked Dolphin Lagenorhynchus albirostris

Killer Whale Orcinus orca

Common Seal Phoca vitulina

Harbour Porpoise Phocoena phocoena

Striped Dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba

Bottlenose Dolphin Tursiops truncatus

Fish - link to photos

Allis Shad  Alosa alosa

Twaite Shad Alosa fallax

European Eel Anguilla anguilla

Lesser Sandeel Ammodytes marinus

Basking Shark Cetorhinus maximus

Herring Clupea harengus

Common Skate Dipturus batis

Cod Gadus morhua

Tope Shark Galeorhinus galeus

Long-snouted Seahorse Hippocampus guttulatus

Short-snouted Seahorse Hippocampus hippocampus

Atlantic Halibut Hippoglossus hippoglossus

Porbeagle Shark Lamna nasus

River Lamprey Lampetra fluviatilis

Sea Monkfish Lophius piscatorius

Whiting Merlangius merlangus

European Hake Merluccius merluccius

Ling Molva molva

Smelt Osmerus eperlanus

Native Oyster Ostrea edulis

Sea Lamprey Petromyzon marinus

Plaice Pleuronectes platessa

Blue Shark Prionace glauca

Undulate Ray Raja undulata

White or Bottlenosed Skate Rostroraja alba

Atlantic Salmon Salmo salar

Brown or Sea Trout Salmo trutta

Mackerel Scomber scombrus

Sole Solea solea

Spiny Dogfish Squalus acanthias

Angel Shark Squatina squatina

Blue-fin Tuna Thunnus thynnus

Horse Mackerel Trachurus trachurus