I witnessed something really strange in a small tide pool among the rocky outcrops on the beach at Fall Bay in Gower. I can only imagine that it was some seashore creature spawning into the still salt water. Some pools were already totally clouded and milky with the substance. It occurred in several pools all at the same time – a sort of synchronised spawning. The odd thing was that I could not locate the organism responsible – despite probing the seaweed and under the rocks. Whatever it was, it must have been quite large because it seemed to be a continuous, steady, but pulsating stream of the fluid being ejected and a substantial quantity of the stuff. Maybe a fish, or a large sea slug, sheltering in a crevice?
I managed to capture this short video clip of the event. I’d be very interested to hear from anyone who could explain the phenomenon.
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