also known as: Sea life.
Information about the Berwickshire & North Northumberland European Marine Site
Northumberland has a stunning coastline with sandy beaches, rock
headlands, tidal flats, rugged islands and an underwater rocky
This diverse landscape both above and below the waves provides a
multitude of habitats for a large variety of marine life.
Find out how we protect and conserve the marine environment and
Marine protected areas in Northumberland
We have a spectacularly rich marine environment with some of the
most important habitats and species in the world located on our
shores and in our shallow sea.
We are very fortunate in Northumberland to share our waters with
an astounding variety of marine life, including marine mammals such
as seals, whales, dolphins and porpoises. Unfortunately, dead and
live animals sometimes wash onto our shores.
Click here for instructions of how
to report a stranded marine mammal