The South West MPA project kicks off at Mounts Bay

This weekend we had a excellent start to the South West MPA project and surveyed the Great Hogus sites in the Mounts Bay Marine Conservation Zone for:

True crabs - Brachyurans

Hermit crabs, Porcelain crabs, squat lobsters, etc - Anomurans

Top shells, etc - Trochoidea

Periwinkles - Littorinidae

Anemones - Actiniaria

Wracks - Fucales

With the highligt find being several St Piran's hermit crabs. There are several more searches coming up next week so why not come along to an event near you. Click here for further details of the project.