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This species folder provides information about some of the marine and bird life that can be found from around the Thanet Coast and has been researched and created by volunteers as an educational resource for people who would like to know more!
The Thanet Coast has numerous designations for its habitats and wildlife – all these are combined together to form the North East Kent Marine Protected Area.
A project team of volunteer Coastal Wardens researched and edited the species information shown, with images mainly taken by volunteers – and with clips taken from the filming from the virtual seashore safari project over the summer of 2020. (Please note: the research has been taken from a wide range of sources, and we cannot guarantee the complete accuracy of the descriptions and statements within the species folders).
Each folder consists of the common & scientific name with images and the main bullet points about the species; the the second side shows further information
|Species – files||film clip|
|2||Mermaid glove sponge|
|1||Marine Arthropods||Sea spider|
|2||Broad-clawed porcelain crab|
|3||Asian & brush clawed crab|
|11||Velvet swimming crab|
|1||Echinoderms||Common Brittle star|
|2||Green sea urchin|
|3||Five Bearded Rockling|
|4||Lesser Weever Fish|
|5||Long spined Scorpion Fish|
|9||Small Spotted Catshark|
|1||Birds||Black Headed Gull|
|5||Great Black Backed Gull|
The project team have also completed a ‘Childrens folder’ of basic information on 20 species for the Thanet Coast. These are available to order via our email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with an online donation of £6.00 or more (Please note that these will take approx. 3 weeks for delivery).
Management Scheme – including SSSI information in Appendix of the Original Scheme.
Informal zone – Learning – including ‘Virtual Seashore Safaris’
Thanks go to the following people for their help, contributions, support and expertise in the production of these folders: –
Bob Dean; Bryony Chapman; Brian Short; Carole Yearsley; Chris Fulcher; Christina Hubbard; Clare Thompson; Dave Jackson; George Walton; Graham Rickett; Gregg Bessant; Helen Pitman; Jacky Ruddock; Jasper Sharp; John Harbottle; Julie Perrin; Karen Ball; Ken Blight; Lester Hovenden; Mandy Jarvis; Marc Summers; Mark GowerTDC; Naomi Cornwall; Natasha Wolffe; Richard Parkin; Robin Shrubsole; Sam Bessant; Stella Young; Sheila Dutnell; Steve Tebbett; Toby Humby; Tony Child; Tony Day; Tony Sykes.