Tide Pools

Home of Sea Life

What is a tide pool?

Tide pools are rocky pools on the seashore filled with water. They only exist at low tides. Tide pools are the home of sea anemones, starfish, chitons, crabs, green algae, mussels, and hermit crabs.
Exploring Ocean Tide Pools

Tide Pool Dos and Don'ts

Biotic factors of tide pools include competition and predation. Abiotic factors of tide pools include temperature, dissolved oxygen, PH levels, and salinity.


Positive anthropogenic impact of tide pools include harvesting seaweed and intertidal animals, shell collecting, and tide pooling which is an activity where you visit rocky intertidal zones along a coastline. Negative anthropogenic impact of tide pools include coastal pollution.

by Janice, Mikaylah, and Kayla