MarLIN Gallery

Images of species and habitats required

MarLIN is presently seeking images of the following species and habitats. If you have images of any of the species or habitats below and would be willing to provide copies to the MarLIN programme please contact Harvey Tyler-Walters (htw@mba.ac.uk) or the MarLIN team on marlinimages@mba.ac.uk 01752 633 336.

Please note that the on-line images are duly acknowledged and copyright remains with yourself at all times.

Required images (updated March 2009).

Sponges Porifera
Common name Species name
A sponge Stelletta grubii
A sponge Stylostichon dives
A sponge Tethyspira spinosa
Anemones Cnidaria
Common name Species name
A sea anemone Anemonactis mazeli
Ivell's sea anemone Edwardsia ivelli
A sea anemone Edwardsia timida
A sea anemone Hormathia coronata
Hydroids Cnidaria
Common name Species name
A hydroid Eudendrium arbusculum
A hydroid Obelia bidentata
A hydroid Obelia longissima
A hydroid Tamarisca tamarisca
Jellyfish Cnidaria
Common name Species name
Comb jellies Ctenophora
Common name Species name
Ribbon worms Nemertea
Common name Species name
Segmented worms Annelida
Common name Species name
Tentacled lagoon worm Alkmaria romijni
A bristleworm Ampharete falcata
A bristleworm Anaitides lineata
A bristleworm Anaitides maculata
A bristleworm Anaitides mucosa
A bristleworm Anaitides rosea
A bristleworm Aphelochaeta marioni
Lagoon sandworm Armandia cirrhosa
A bristleworm Baldia johnstoni
A bristleworm Caulleriella alata
A bristleworm Capitella capitata
A bristleworm Eteone longa
A bristleworm Eumida sanguinea
A bristleworm Exogone verugera
Bloodworm Glycera lapidum
A bristleworm Glycera rouxii
A bristleworm Glycera tridactyla
A scale worm Harmothoe impar
A scale worm Harmothoe lunulata
A bristleworm Hesionura elongata
A tubeworm Hydroides norvegica
A bristleworm Hypereteone foliosa
An oligochaete Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri>
A bristleworm Lumbrineris gracilis
A bristleworm Lumbrineris tetraura
A bristleworm Magelona minuta
A bristleworm Magelona mirabilis
A fan worm Manayunkia aestuarina
A catworm Nephtys caeca
White catworm Nephtys cirrosa
A catworm Nephtys hombergii
A catworm Nephtys incisa
A bristleworm Ophelia bicornis
A bristleworm Poecilochaetus serpens
A bristleworm Polydora caulleryi
A bristleworm Polydora flava
A keel worm Pomatoceros lamarcki
A bristleworm Pygospio elegans
A bristleworm Scolelepis squamata
A bristleworm Spio filicornis
A sludge worm Tubificoides benedii
Crabs etc Crustacea
Common name Species name
An amphipod Abludomelita obtusata
Cranch's spider crab Achaeus cranchii
An amphipod Ampelisca brevicornis
A hermit crab Anapagurus hyndmanni
A hermit crab Anapagurus laevis
An amphipod Aora gracilis
An amphipod Apherusa clevei
An amphipod Apherusa ovalipes
A crab Bathynectes longipes
An amphipod Bathyporeia guilliamsoniana
A burrowing amphipod Bathyporeia pelagica
An amphipod Bathyporeia pilosa
An amphipod Cheirocratus assimilis
An amphipod Cheirocratus sundevalii
An amphipod Corophium lacustre
A nut crab Ebalia granulosa
A squat lobster Galathea intermedia
A sand shrip Gammarus chevreuxi
Lagoon sand shrimp Gammarus insensibilis
Gammarid amphipod Gammarus salinus
A mysid shrimp Gastrosaccus normani
An amphipod Haustorius arenarius
An amphipod Hyale prevostii
An amphipod Jassa falcata
An amphipod Menigrates obtusifrons
An amphipod Microdeutopus stationis
An amphipod Nannonyx spinimanus
A shrimp Pandalina brevirostris
An amphipod Pereionoyus testudo
A shrimp Philoceras trispinosus
An amphipod Pontocrates arenarius
A sand hopper Talitrus saltator
An amphipod Urothoe elegans
An amphipod Urothoe marina
An amphipod Allomelita pellucida
An amphipod Amphitholina cuniculus
A deep sea shrimp Arrhis phyllonyx
An acorn barnacle Balanus balanus
A sea slater Lekanesphaera levii
A sea slater Lekanesphaera hookeri
A tanaid Leptognathia paramanca
An amphipod Leucothoe spinicarpa
Common spider crab Maja brachydactyla
A wart barnacle Verruca stroemia
Arthropoda Non-crustacean arthropods
Common name Species name
A sea spider Achelia echinata
A sea spider Endeis spinosa
The shore pseudoscorpion Neobisium maritimum
Bivalves, snails, slugs etc. Mollusca
Common name Species name
A little squid Alloteuthis media
A sea slug Atagema gibba
North Atlantic octopus Bathypolypus arcticus
American oyster Crassostrea virginica
A sea slug Cuthona foliata
A sea slug Doris sticta
A sea slug Embletonia pulchra
Tellin-like sunset shell Gari tellinella
Broadtail shortfin squid Illex coindetii
A chiton Leptochiton asellus
Common squid Loligo vulgaris
A bivalve mollusc Lucinella divaricata
A sea slug Okenia leachii
Elegant cuttlefish Sepia elegans
Pink cuttlefish Sepia orbigniana
Common bobtail Sepietta owenian
Dwarf bobtail Sepiola rondeletii
A sea slug Stiliger bellulus
Lesser flying squid Todaropis eblanae
A sea slug Trapania pallida
A bivalve mollusc Tridonta montagui
American oyster drill Urosalpinx cinerea
A dorid nudibranch Aldisa zetlandica
A sea slug Doto fragilis
A nudibranch Hancockia uncinata
Echinoderms
Sand burrowing brittlestar Amphiura brachiata
A cushion star Asterina phylactica
A brittlestar Asteronyx loveni
A cushion star Hippasteria phrygiana

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Sea mats Bryozoans
Common name Species name
A bryozoan Amathia pruvoti
An erect bryozoan Bugula purpurotincta
A bryozoan Cellepora pumicosa
A bryozoan Cylindroporella tubulosa
An encrusting bryozoan Electra crustulenta (close up of zooids)
A bryozoan Epistomia bursaria
A bryozoan Escharella immersa
A bryozoan Eucratea loricata
A bryozoan Plesiothoa gigerium
A bryozoan Porella alba
A bryozoan Schizobrachiella sanguinea
A bryozoan Smittina affinis
A bryozoan Watersipora complanata

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Echinoderms Echinodermata
Common name Species name
A brittlestar Amphiura chiajei
A heart urchin Brissopsis lyrifera
A sea cucumber Leptosynapta bergensis
A sea cucumber Ocnus planci
Sea squirts Tunicata
Common name Species name
A sea squirt Ascidia conchilega
A sea squirt Molgula oculata
A sea squirt Polycarpa spp.
Colonial sea squirt Polyclinum aurantium
Colonial sea squirt Polysyncraton lacazei
A sea squirt Pycnoclavella aurilucens
A sea squirt Styela gelatinosa
A sea squirt Pyura microcosmus
Bony fish
Atlantic sturgeon Acipenser sturio
Black scabbardfish Aphanopus carbo
Small-headed clingfish Apletodon dentatus
Greater argentine Argentina silus
Deepwater sole Bathysolea profundicola
Garfish Belone belone
Tusk fish Brosme brosme
Atlantic herring Clupea harengus
Common whitefish Coregonus lavaretus
Roundnose grenadier Coryphaenoides rupestris
Grey gurnard Eutrigla gurnardus
Steven's goby Gobius gasteveni
Atlantic halibut Hippoglossus hippoglossus
Orange roughy Hoplostethus atlanticus
Connemara clingfish Lepadogaster candollei
Greater eelpout Lycodes esmarkii
Roughhead grenadier Macrourus berglax
Softhead grenadier Malacocephalus laevis
Haddock Melanogrammus aeglefinus
Whiting Merlangius merlangus
European Hake Merluccius merluccius
Blue whiting Micromesistius poutassou
Blue ling Molva dypterygia
Ling Molva molva
Slender snipe eel Nemichthys scolopaceus
Straight-nosed pipefish Nerophis ophidion
Shortfin spiny eel Notacanthus bonapartei
Snubnosed spiny eel Notacanthus chemnitzii
European smelt Osmerus eperlanus
Saithe Pollachius virens
Wreckfish or stone bass Polyprion americanus
Norway haddock Sebastes viviparus
Atlantic mackerel Scomber scombrus
Sprat Sprattus sprattus
Northern bluefin tuna Thunnus thynnus
Horse mackerel (or scad) Trachurus trachurus
Norway pout Trisopterus esmarkii

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Spoon-worms Echiura
Common name Species name
Spoon worm Amalosoma eddystonense
Fish Pisces
Common name Species name
Raitt's sand eel Ammodytes marinus
Scaldfish Arnoglossus laterna
Solenette Bluglossidium luteum
Two-spotted clingfish Diplecogaster bimaculata
Shore rockling Gaidropsarus mediterraneus
Black scorpionfish Scorpaena porcus

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Reptiles Reptilia
Common name Species name
Loggerhead turtle Caretta caretta
Hawksbill turtle Eretmochelys imbricata
Kemp's Ridley turtle Lepidochelys kempii
Mammals Chordata
Common name Species name
Sei whale Balaenoptera borealis
Blue whale Balaenoptera musculus
Fin whale Balaenoptera physalus
Short-beaked common dolphin Delphinus delphis
Bearded seal Erignathus barbatus
Northern right whale Eubalaena glacialis
Long-finned pilot whale Globicephala melas
Pygmy sperm whale Kogia breviceps
Atlantic white-sided dolphin Lagenorhynchus acutus
White-beaked dolphin Lagenorhynchus albirostris
Sowerby's beaked whale Mesoplodon bidens
Gervais' beaked whale Mesoplodon europaeus
True's beaked whale Mesoplodon mirus
Walrus Odobenus rosmarus
Harp seal Phoca groenlandica
Ringed seal Phoca hispida
Sperm whale Physeter catodon
False killer whale Pseudorca crassidens
Striped dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba
Cuvier's beaked whale Ziphius cavirostris
Green seaweed Chlorophyta
Common name Species name
A green seaweed Blidingia minima
A green seaweed Cladophora battersii
Maiden’s hair Ectocarpus sp.
A green seaweed Urospora wormskioldii
A green seaweed Bryopsis plumosa
Spaghetti algae Chaetomorpha linum
A green seaweed Derbesia marina
A green seaweed Ulva linza
Brown seaweed Phaeophyta
Common name Species name
A brown seaweed Asperococcus compressus
A brown seaweed Asperococcus scaber
A brown seaweed Halothrix lumbricalis
A brown seaweed Leblondiella densa
A brown seaweed Pseudolithoderma roscoffensis

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Red Seaweed Rhodophyta
Common name Species name
A red seaweed Aglaothamnion diaphanum
A red seaweed Aglaothamnion priceanum
A red seaweed Bornetia secundiflora
A red seaweed Calliblepharis jubata
A red seaweed Callophyllis cristata
A red seaweed Cryptonemia lomation
A red seaweed Dasya corymbifera
A red seaweed Dasya punicea
A red seaweed Gelidiella calcicola
A red seaweed Gelidium sesquipedale
A red seaweed Gigartina pistillata
A red seaweed Gracilaria bursa-pastoris
A red seaweed Gracilaria multipartita
A red seaweed Lophosiphonia reptabunda
A red seaweed Membranoptera alata
A red seaweed Plumaria pulmosa
A red seaweed Pterosiphonia pennata
A red seaweed Schmitzia hiscockiana
A red seaweed Dermocorynus montagnei
A red seaweed Gracilaria multipartita
A red seaweed Heterosiphonia plumosa

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Lichens

Stoneworts

Common name Species name
Bird's nest stonewort Tolypella nidifica

Vascular plants

Common name Species name
Common saltmarsh grass Puccinellia maritima
Bearded stonewort Chara canescens

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Horseshoe worms
A horseshoe worm Phoronis muelleri
Peanut worms Sipuncula
A sipunculid worm Nephasoma minutum
A sipunculid worm Nephasoma rimicola
Flatworms
A flatworm Procerodes littoralis
A flatworm Oligocladus sanguinolentus
Sea gooseberries and comb jellies Ctenophora
A comb jelly Beroe cucumis
Annelid worms
White catworm Nephtys cirrosa
Birds - Aves
Razorbill Alca torda
Red-throated diver Gavia stellata
Great black-backed gull Larus marinus
Common scoter Melanitta nigra
European shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis
Manx shearwater Puffinus puffinus
Black-legged kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
Sandwich tern Sterna sandvicensis
Common guillemot Uria aalge

Rocky habitats

Sediment habitats (mud, sand, gravel)