Many of the rockpool animals can be injured if you try and handle them. Never try to pull animals away from the rocks when they are stuck to them.
A plastic spaghetti spoon is useful for picking up free moving animals and scratching through seaweed looking for marine life.
If you turn rocks over, only turn a few over and always return them to the same position in which you found them.
Remember that some animals like crabs can give you a painful nip or bite. A few animals are poisonous and even deadly.
Never remove animals from their rockpools.
So only touch animals that you are sure can’t hurt you and you can’t hurt them