Marine Life

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The Marine Life of Dokdo

Abundance of marine life being a region where cold and warm waters meet

Major fish species include sauries, yellow tail, shads, flatfish, atka mackerel, black rockfish, etc. A variety of shellfish; marine algae species such as seaweed, kelp, laver, gelidium; and other invertebrates such as squid, shrimp, sea cucumber, and sea urchins inhabit the rich waters off Dokdo.

Flora

Sargassum beds

Intertidal algae community - seagrass

Tide pool

Sea staghorn

Shoal of fish

Macroalgal forest

Fauna

Haevenly damselfish

Snake blenny

Seven-banded cardinalfish

Parrotfish

Bulgyhead wrasse

Redfin velvetfish

Flatfish

Shore rockfish

Hermit crab

Ciona

Japanese aphel seastar

Japanese star-shell

/ Snowflake sea slug

Nudibranch

Donghae mussel

octopus

Common octopus

Japanese sea cucumber

Gigantea

Purple sea urchin

Worm shell

Common stalked barnacle

Black barnacle