Anemones Anemones are often home to anemonefish. Anemonefish have special protection from the sting of the anemone as anemonefish are coated in a mucus layer. Red waratah anemone Anemones, like jelly fish, use stinging cells in their tentacles to catch their prey. Sea stars The mouth of the sea star is on the underside of the animal. A sea star can regrow limbs that have been lost. Crabs Rocky shore crabs are well adapted to life out of water with their hard shells and flat bodies to hide under rocks. Algae - seaweed Algae is the main food source for many animals on the rocky shore and it comes in many different shapes and colours You have probably eaten some seaweed yourself today, extracts from seaweed can be found in toothpaste, ice-cream and many other foods. Octopus Octopuses can change their colour to blend in with their environment. This makes them highly efficient predators. An octopus’ home is called a lair and can be identified by a heap of old shells near the front.