Revealed, the great barrier reef of Skye: 100million dazzling orange shellfish carpet seabed

Revealed, the great barrier reef of Skye: 100million dazzling orange 'flame shells' carpet seabedAstonishing natural reef found near Isles of Skye The scallop-like species have glowing orange tentaclesThe living reef supports hundreds of other species | UPDATED: 11:49 GMT, 27 December 2012 It is a newly discovered natural wonder, a living natural reef made up of 100million brightly coloured shellfish carpeting the seabed. But while the spectacular colony of flame shells may look like something from tropical waters, it has actually been found off Scotland’s coast.