***** Please note the Octopus Centre is currently CLOSED to the public, following Government advice regarding the Covid-19 outbreak*****

The Lamlash Tennis Courts are now open, as per Scot Gov. routemap guidelines. All tennis is “pay as you play” – please put money in the honesty box at the courts or donate to us online via our website. We are unable to provide equipment at this time, and all players participate at their own risk; please adhere to Scot. Gov regulations on social distancing and household mingling.

peacock worm

Peacock worm

Latin name: Sabella pavonina
Global Distribution: Northwest Europe
UK Distribution: British coasts
Size: 30cm long, 4mm wide
Diet: Filter feeder of small floating food particles
Habitat: On stones in sandy

lugworm

Lugworm

Latin name: Arenicola marina
Global Distribution: Shores of western Europe, Norway, Spitzbergen, Siberia and Iceland. Western Atlantic from Greenland and along the northern coast from Bay of Fundy to Long