Exploring Coastal Rock and Tidal Pools

 

Explore the sandy shores along the coast of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa and be captivated by the amazing array of sea life in the rock pools which have all sorts of different zones from the dry zones where the animals are very seldom wet right through to the area closest to the sea where the waves are pounding. There are oysters which are soft-bodied snails. Small tidal pools with their own Ecosystems:  hard corals, beds of mussels attached to rocks and sea urchins. Be amazed by anemones, sea cucumbers, and the algae on the lower shores close to the waves.

Chapters: Coastal Zone KZN

  1. Marine scientist Judy Mann – CEO SAAMBR 00:06:00
  2. Underwater rock pools 00:30:00
  3. Walk along sandy shores of KwaZulu-Natal 00:39:00
  4. Rocky shore areas 00:45:00
  5. Rock Crab 00:53:00
  6. Rocky areas divided into different zones 00:56:00
  7. Amazing range of life 00:01:36
  8. Oysters on the high shore 00:02:17
  9. Barnacles – a type of crab 00:03:11
  10. Sea squirt 00:04:58
  11. Tidal pool 00: 05:11
  12. Hard coral 00:05:23
  13. Bed of baby mussels 00:06:03
  14. Bed or worms 00:06:34
  15. Plastic pollution 00:07:00
  16. Snail shells 00:08:55
  17. Mussels – filter feeders 00:10:22
  18. Mussels and barnacles on the low shore 00:11:19
  19. Simple marine animal 00:11:39
  20. Sea cucumber 00:12:19
  21. Sea urchin 00:13:15
  22. Anemones 00:14:01
  23. Blue soft coral 00:15:02
  24. Colony of animals in rock pool 00:15:12
  25. Hard coral growing on rock 00:15:21
  26. Soft coral 00:16:16
  27. Algae 00:16:55
  28. Underwater in rock pool 00:17:11
  29. Example of camouflage – sea cucumber 00:17:29
  30. Sea urchin 00:18:11
  31. Range of plant and animal life in rock pools 00:19:31
  32. Purple and brown zoanthid 00:20:18:
  33. Sea cucumber 00:20:37
  34. Different types of algae 00:21:47
  35. Swimming in rock pool 00:22:30
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