Cross section of a sand beach

Beach section

From left to right you can see the following: common mussel (shell), bladder wrack (dried), cockle (shell), common periwinkle (shell), sand hopper, fly, lug worm (the most common position is head down in the sediment), baltic tellin, common shrimp, sand gaper, cockle and netted dogwhelk.

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