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You don’t need any special equipment to explore a tide pool. Because tide pools serve as nurseries for young reef fish, it’s ecologically unwise to collect these fish for the fun of it. It’s smart, however, to WEAR REEF SHOES or some sort of foot protection, because the exposed lava rock is often slippery and sharp. Don’t walk in tide pools or touch their inhabitants, because you may harm or frighten away the creatures that live there. A
FLASHLIGHT will come in handy.