OTHERS

This page is here to contain any species which I come across which aren't in one of the other groups previous mentioned, and due to scarcity or specifics of seeing them, are probably not going to be collected by me in a major way.

FISH
Although by far the largest and most diverse group of vertebrates consisting of over 33,600 known species. Given their aquatic habitat however, they are harder to photograph that other vertebrates without either entering the water or taking them out of it.  As a result, the species I add here will probably be fairly distinctive ones that it is easy to identify from poor views, or, ones where situationally I get to see them clearly.

Banded Archerfish (Toxotes jaculatrix)
Common Eel (Anguilla anguilla)
Giant Mudskipper (Periophthalmodon schlosseri)

Mediterranean Moray (Muraena helena)
Spotted Scat (Scatophagus argus)
Stripe-nosed Halfbeak (Zenachopterus buffonis)

ARACHNIDS
The Arachnids are a widespread arthropod group that is most famously represented by Spiders.  However, the group also includes scorpions, ticks, mites and harvestmen amoung others/  Compared to insects, arachnids have 8 legs rather than 6, but lack wings and antennae. There are over 100,000 named species, with the majority being terrestrial.

Batik Golden Web Spider (Nephila antipodiana)
Candystripe Spider (Enoplognatha ovata)
Cucumber Green Spider (Araniella opisthographa)
European Garden Spider (Araneus diadematus)
JorĊ Spider (Nephila clavata)

CRUSTACEANS
A large and diverse taxon, crustaceans are primarily free-swimming aquatic animals, but do also include terrestrial families such as woodlice, as well as parasites and unusual cases like barnacles.  They proportionally have some of the widest diversity of sizes amoung any arthropods, ranging from less than 1mm to 3.8m.  Currently, around 45,000 species are known, but the actual total is quite probably far higher.  

Pink-finged Vinegar Crab (Episesarma chentongense)
Violet Vinegar Crab (Episesarma versicolor)

JELLYFISH & OTHER CNIDARIANS
Though there are only a very limited number of jellyfish species in British Coastal waters, this group contains over 10,000 species worldwide, and represent some of the largest of the invertebrates found in the oceans.  Though collectively known to most people as Jellyfish, some species belong to somewhat different groups with comparatively alien against the more familiar species.

Blue Jellyfish (Cyanae lamarckii)
Mauve Stinger (Pelagia noctiluca)

MOLLUSCS
Molluscs are a large group of species that vary wildly in form, but generally consist of a soft body with a large number having a hard shell like component.  It is a wildly divergent phylum with as varied species as snails, octopus and bivalve shells.  There are an estimated 85000 known extant species.

Common Mussel (Mytilus edulis)
Dog Whelk (Nucella lapillus)
Sooty Sea Hare (Aplysia fasciata) .

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