These special places aim to protect an amazingly varied range of underwater landscapes which support a stunning diversity of marine life off our shores. Find out more about this second step towards success for our seas.
Would you like to help record Cumbria's rocky shore species? If so, why not think about joining the marine team for a Shoresearch survey.
Name: Basking Shark
Scientific name: Cetorhinus maximus
Category: Fish and sharks