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Species living on Sediment Shores

See also Creatures on Rocky Shores

Use either this page to find a species or try the thumbnails page.

Polychaete worms

Peacock Fan Worm (Sabella pavonina)

Lugworm (Arenicola spp)

Sand Mason (Lanice conchilega)

Terebellid worm Amphitrite

Ragworms (Nereids)


Laver Spire Shell (Hydrobia spp)

Netted Dogwhelk (Hinia reticulata )

Common or Edible Cockle (Cerastoderma edule)

Sand Gaper (Mya arenaria)

Tellin Shell (Tellina tenuis)

Banded Wedge Shell (Donax vittatus)


Masked Crab (Corystes cassivelaunus)

Shrimp (Crangon spp)

Opossum Shrimps (Mysids)


Sea Potato (Echinocardium cordatum)

Sand Starfish (Astropecten irregularis)


Acorn worm (Saccoglossus sp.)


Sand eels


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