Giant kelp forest (c) National Geographic Pritsine seas
Giant kelp forest (c) National Geographic Pritsine seas

The rocky shores are home to Rock Lobster, Five Finger and Yellowtail fish. The pools provide shelter for small fish, octopus, young lobster, urchins, seaweeds and sponges. A warming climate could affect kelp as it is sensitive to increases in sea temperature.

Marine life on Tristan

The waters surrounding the Tristan islands are home to a diverse range of fish and invertebrates, including the commercially valuable crayfish.