MARINE STUFF - promoting Marine Observations

MARINE STUFF - promoting Marine Observations

MARINE STUFF - promoting Marine Observations - UK and Ireland : MARINE STUFF 16 - (UPDATED 2 Sep 2019) Next update October . This promotion is for Porcelain Cra

MARINE STUFF 16 - (UPDATED 2 Sep 2019)
Next update October
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This promotion is for Porcelain Crabs - the Porcellanidae

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The earliest iSpot Observation - https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/observation/5330/broad-clawed-porcelain-crab.
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One of the latest here - https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/observation/789956/mini-crab
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Lead picture here - https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/observation/777112/porcelain-crab
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A lovely woolly pully in Jesey https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/global/view/observation/211258/porcelain-crab
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WIKI says - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porcelain_crab
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Here's the Marine Inverts Project - https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/project/733372/
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Some Porcellanidae FACTS -
https://ocean.si.edu/ocean-life/plants-algae/coralline-algae-unsung-architects-coral-reefs
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Here's iSpot's TAXONOMY PAGE for the PORCELAINS https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/species-dictionary/NBNSYS0000177451/porcellanidae
I don't think many people use that facility - just click the Observations Tab in each sub group.
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ALL Observations in the Gallery (above) would benefit by having more agreements and comments.
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Marine Invert TAGGING.
Always add the Tag Marine
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And please ALWAYS add the tag Marine to any marine Organism post. Make certain, if collected from below High Water, to place it in the Marine Habitat, otherwise perhaps Coastal
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The marine tag is not used very often, nor lately by many people, but it is used to very good effect.
LOOK, all these have it https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/global/observations?filters=JTdCJTIydGFncyUyMiUzQSU1QiU3QiUyMklEJTIyJTNBMzA0JTJDJTIybmFtZSUyMiUzQSUyMk1hcmluZSUyMiU3RCU1RCU3RA%3D%3D
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This is NOT Marine Habitat but Marine Organism - anything that lives and thrives in the sea below the mean HW tide line is (probably) a Marine Organism
But it seems to have gone out of fashion - anything found below the highest High Water mark should be in the Marine Habitat but there is blurred boundary between Marine and Coastal - please use common sense
A few people place the strangest things in the Marine Habitat - grasshoppers and sweet peas for example. Don't be afraid of the Marine Habitat designation though, if you get it wrong you'll get a request for change
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Spend some time in iSpot's Marine Zone and maybe learn from the comment trails and PLEASE BE INSPIRED to post from the seaside soon
Most Marine posters add links and comments for discussion - please add supportive comments where you can.
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You can find more for yourself in the Gallery here https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/project/756895/marines-blog-promoting-marine-observations/observations-gallery
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We collect Marine Observations here https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/project/282761/a-collation-of-interesting-or-unusual-uk-marine-posts
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You make the Observation, it must have more than one picture and some description notes. I will invite you to add the Observation to the gallery.
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FREE Tidal Predictions here - http://www.ukho.gov.uk/easytide/easytide/SelectPort.aspx
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Some iSpot MARINE History - comments https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/observation/72/miked-cuttlefish-11-june-2005-1225pm
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Some Books https://www.nhbs.com/handbook-of-the-marine-fauna-of-north-west-europe-book
and https://www.nhbs.com/a-students-guide-to-the-seashore-book.

WELL WORTH A CLICK

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THE SEA SHORE https://www.theseashore.org.uk/
BRITISH MARINE LIFE http://www.oceaneyephoto.com/
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There's some nice iSpot History here in Comments
https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/observation/72/miked-cuttlefish-11-june-2005-1225pm
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12 Feb 2018
dejayM