Antique Cannon

Chalk Reefs

Old shipwrecks bear witness to sea battles of times past. What once brought just death and destruction now provides the basis for new life. As so-called “secondary hard substrate”, cannons rapidly become overgrown with mussels, sponges and algae.


Antique Cannon Shoal of Fish Flounder Chalk Reef Impressions Blue Mussel Harbour Porpoise Lumpfish or Lumpsucker Turbot Common Whelk
Selection Sphere Chalk Reefs Seagrass Beds Drop Offs Rocky Reefs Shipwreck NABU (Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union)