Scuba diving Llŷn Peninsula, North Wales 2018

When talking about Scuba Diving many say it’s something they only do when abroad as there’s not as much to see in the UK.

I did my first open water scuba dive way back in 1990 and was amazed at just how much there was to see down in British waters.

I found this little video from JDSCUBA this week.
What a little gem of a video.
Taken in last year from a dive along the Llŷn Peninsula. Take a look at the various species of sealife encountered. It may well open your eyes to the attraction of Scuba Diving in our Beautiful North Wales.

Excerpt taken from JDSCUBA youtube page follows:
” Scuba diving around the coast of the Llŷn Peninsula, Wales. Footage filmed using GoPro Hero 3+.

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Species recorded:

European Plaice (Pleurnoectes platessa)
Lesser Spotted Catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula)
Juvenile Lesser Spotted Catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula) & Bull Huss (Scyliorhinus stellaris)
Thornback Ray (Raja clavata)
Corkwing Wrasse (Symphodus melops)
European Flounder (Platichthys flesus)
Longspined Sea Scorpion (Taurulus bubalis)
Common Dragonet (Callionymus lyra)
Tompot Blenny (Parablennius gattorugine)
Conger eel (Conger conger)
Broadnosed pipefish (Syngnathus typhle)
Greater pipefish (Syngnathus acus)
European Spider Crab (Maja squinado)
European Lobster (Homarus gammarus)
Hermit Crab (Pagurus bernhardus) & Compass Jellyfish (Chrysaora hysoscella)
European Shore Crab (Carcinus maenas)
Common Octopus (Octopus vulgaris)
Little Cuttlefish (Sepiola atlantica)
European Sea Bass (Dicentrarchus labrax)
Lesser Sandeel (Ammodytes tobianus)

To find out more about diving around the Llŷn Peninsula visit: http://www.llynscuba.org.uk/ and more about the Pen Llŷn a’r Sarnau Special Area of Conservation http://www.penllynarsarnau.co.uk/


2 COMMENTS

  1. As a keen Lynn and Anglesea diver based in England, I can say that the video gives a very good and accurate impression of the life found just a few feet from shore. More people should take an active interest in the marine environment and preserve it.

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