Further information



The Wildlife Trust

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Sussex Wildlife Trust


Wildlife Watch

Marine Conservation Zones:

The Wildlife Trust – Marine Conservation Zones

Marine habitats and species information:

The Marine Life Information Network

Field Studies Council

Plankton Pundit

British sharks, rays and skates and their egg cases:

The Shark Trust

Beach litter and cleans:

Marine Conservation Society


ID guides:

Collins Pocket Guide – Sea Shore of Britain and Europe by Peter Hayward, Tony Nelson-Smith & Chris Shields

Seashore Safaris: Exploring rocky and sandy seashores with Judith Oakley by Judith Oakley

Great British Marine Animals by Paul Naylor

The Essential Guide to Beachcombing and the Strandline by Steve Trewhella and Julie Hatcher

Children’s story books:

Sharing a Shell by Julia Donaldson

Sally and the Limpet by Simon James