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Seaweed Search Devon

Take part in the Big Seaweed Search while in Devon.

Mission Information
Identify and record the different kinds of seaweed that you can find in Devon. Once you’re done, record your findings on the Big Seaweed Search website. On this site you will also find:
Tip: Find more wildlife identification guides on the Explore the Coast website.
Bonus Question!
What is the common name for Fucus vesiculosus?
Mission Risk: Medium

Medium. Keep your wits about you, anything could happen.

Follow this good advice from the RNLI when exploring the beach. Always be aware of the tide as when the sea comes closer to the shore you can become trapped. Make sure you look after yourself and friends:

  • Spot the dangers
  • Always go with an adult or friend
  • Find and follow the safety signs and flags
  • Emergency - put up your hand and shout or ring 999 or 112
Be careful of slippery rocks and surfaces when making your way to the beach. 
Tags: Devon Seaweed Beach beaches sea coast

  • Badge

    North Devon AONB Explorer
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  • Mission points


  • Question points


  • Challenger

    North Devon Coast AONB

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Doing missions on this website can be dangerous. Always get permission before exploring and make sure your plans are reasonably safe. A place that is safe one moment can become dodgy the next so keep your wits about you. We cannot take any responsibility for any injuries or harmful effects resulting from your actions. It's your job to survive your explorations intact.

To increase your chances of success complete our training and safety tips before starting. That way you are more likely to win points and keep your head on.

Mission Id: 3334