Coasteering in Devon. Anstey's Cove in Torquay is important for wildlife
and marine life, the coastline surrounding the cove is
nationally protected as a Site of Special Scientific Interest
in South Devon will immerse you into the marine environment of Torbay
whilst providing a fascinating insight into the unique world of many underwater creatures. From cave dwelling
sponges to bottlenose dolphins and rare cup corals we really are
spoilt with the diversity and abundance of species! Rock pools,
the shoreline and sea cliffs are all home to numerous different plants and animals,
some of which you may see whilst coasteering at Anstey's
Strawberry Anemone- Pictured on the right, is
covered in spots like the pips on a strawberry! They have stingers
on their tentacles like jelly fish, they use this to catch prey.
It is generally found on the rocks of the lower shoreline and at
depths of up to 8-10 meters.