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[seamat3]Sea Mat (Membranipora membranacea)

Sea Mat is an Bryozoan or Sea Moss, often found on Kelp washed up on the Strandline.

[sandmason1]Sandmason Tubes (Lanice conchilega)

Large numbers of these tubes can be washed up on the beach after a storm or strong waves, more likely to find these on sandy beaches.

[keelworm2]Keelworms (Spirobranchus spp.)

Keelworms tubes are white which are found on the strandline on shells and fishing litter.

[seamouse2]Sea Mouse (Aphrodita aculeata)

This is a species of Scale Worm which lives beneath sandy seabeds and may get occasionally be washed out by strong waves.

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