Species Identification

Learn to identify the life forms in the Intertidal Zone

Interesting Fact

286Species are described with pictures in the Marine Species Identification section within SWS website Find ALL the Species

ONLINE: Find over 200 marine invertebrate animals, plus shoreline and underwater plants and seagrasses in the charts that feature marine life of the Salish Sea. (Created by Periwinkle Press)

If you prefer a written format that you can hold in your hands at the beach, purchase the laminated EZ-ID guides at the Langley Whale Center in Langley. Call ahead to check the hours the gift shop is open.

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Rockweed
rock with organisms in hand being checked


Thank you to PERIWINKLE PRESS

EZ ID Guide available at Langley Whale Center in Langley, WA