Paul Naylor: Compass jellyfish, Cushion star, Devonshire cup coral; ©UWphoto: Common dolphins; Sally Sharrock: Ballan wrasse.
Paul Naylor: Compass jellyfish, Cushion star, Devonshire cup coral; ©UWphoto: Common dolphins; Sally Sharrock: Ballan wrasse.
Paul Naylor: Compass jellyfish, Cushion star, Devonshire cup coral; ©UWphoto: Common dolphins; Sally Sharrock: Ballan wrasse.
Paul Naylor: Compass jellyfish, Cushion star, Devonshire cup coral; ©UWphoto: Common dolphins; Sally Sharrock: Ballan wrasse.
Paul Naylor: Compass jellyfish, Cushion star, Devonshire cup coral; ©UWphoto: Common dolphins; Sally Sharrock: Ballan wrasse.
Paul Naylor: Compass jellyfish, Cushion star, Devonshire cup coral; ©UWphoto: Common dolphins; Sally Sharrock: Ballan wrasse.
Paul Naylor: Compass jellyfish, Cushion star, Devonshire cup coral; ©UWphoto: Common dolphins; Sally Sharrock: Ballan wrasse.
Paul Naylor: Compass jellyfish, Cushion star, Devonshire cup coral; ©UWphoto: Common dolphins; Sally Sharrock: Ballan wrasse.
Paul Naylor: Compass jellyfish, Cushion star, Devonshire cup coral; ©UWphoto: Common dolphins; Sally Sharrock: Ballan wrasse.
Paul Naylor: Compass jellyfish, Cushion star, Devonshire cup coral; ©UWphoto: Common dolphins; Sally Sharrock: Ballan wrasse.
An introduction to Wembury and the Marine Centre
Meet the team at the Wembury Marine Centre
Events and activities at the Wembury Marine Centre
Find out more about the creatures that live on the rocky shore
Organisations and groups involved
Latest updates and a chance for you to help our seas
Find out why Wembury is a special place
Why rocks are important at Wembury
Information about visits and resources for schools
Things to see and do in the local area
Latin name: Lipophrys pholis
Size: Up to 16cm long
Colour: Variable, usually brown and green with dark markings
Habitat: Rocky shores under rocks and amongst seaweed
Facts:Seashore code: Catch these fish in a bucket not your hands – they may bite you!