Recording Marine Life


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Caroline Farrell's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
1 2003-05-31 Readymoney Cove
Near Fowey, Cornwall
Seen hidden under kelp. Carapace 10 cm (approx) across. Maja squinado
1 2003-08-12
Wembury, voluntary marine conservation area (VMCA), devon.
Found under crevice, urchin about 3.5cm in diameter. Psammechinus miliaris
2 2003-08-12
Wembury, voluntary marine conservation area (VMCA), devon.
1 found under a crevice, other found in a deep rock pool low on shore. Both had 2 shorter legs (2cm) and 3 longer legs (6-7cm). Marthasterias glacialis
3 2003-08-12
Wembury, voluntary marine conservation area (VMCA), devon.
Found in rock pools on lower shore. Nerophis lumbriciformis
P 2003-08-12
Wembury, voluntary marine conservation area (VMCA), devon.
1 colony seen on rock in lower shore rock pool, colony about 6cm across. Botryllus schlosseri
P 2003-08-12
Wembury, voluntary marine conservation area (VMCA), devon.
Patches found all over the shore in crevices and under overhangs. Various size patches. seem most about 6cm2 Hymeniacidon perleve
3 2003-08-12
Wembury, voluntary marine conservation area (VMCA), devon.
1 carapace about 5cm across, other carpace 10-11cm across. Found under overhangs of bedrock. Necora puber
1 2003-08-12
Wembury, voluntary marine conservation area (VMCA), devon.
Male, about 4-5cm across. Found under rock in lower shore rockpool. Carcinus maenas
6 2003-08-12
Wembury, voluntary marine conservation area (VMCA), devon.
Found under rocks in rock pools. 0.5cm - 3.5cm across. Asterina gibbosa
P 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Amongst rocks and weed Necora puber
F 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Frequent Calliblepharis jubata
1 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
seen in lower shore rock pool Crangon crangon
F 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Frequent under boulders Asterina gibbosa
F 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Frequent, in crevices and under overhangs Dendrodoa grossularia
O 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Occasional Furcellaria lumbricalis
F 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Frequent Laminaria hyperborea
F 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Frequent Lomentaria articulata
F 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Frequent Mastocarpus stellatus
F 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Frequent under boulders and in crevices Psammechinus miliaris
A 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Abundant on the lower shore in shallow water,attached to boulders. Many young plants attached to boulders. Himanthalia elongata
2 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
No information entered Xantho pilipes
O 2002-09-07
Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Plymouth Sound.
Occasional, found during Seashore Safari under rocks. Very small, disc <1cm Ophiothrix fragilis
C 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Common on and under boulders and in crevices Gibbula cineraria
F 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Frequent Osmundea pinnatifida
O 2002-09-07
Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Plymouth Sound.
Occasional, found during Seashore safari in crevices on the mid - lower shore. Hymeniacidon perleve
O 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Occasional Colpomenia peregrina
A 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Abundant variable sizes some up to 14cm in diameter Anemonia viridis
C 2002-09-07
Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Plymouth Sound.
Common found during Seashore safari in rock pools and under and on rocks. Actinia equina
F 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Frequent seen under boulders Actinia equina
F 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Frequent, seen under boulders Carcinus maenas
O 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Occasional Palmaria palmata
2 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Galathea squamifera
a little 2005-11-08
Lynmouth beach, East of rivermouth
On rocks Ulva lactuca
Lots 2005-11-08
Lynmouth beach, East of rivermouth
In the rockpools Anemonia viridis
lots 2005-11-08
Lynmouth beach, East of rivermouth
Under rocks Carcinus maenas
some 2005-11-08
Lynmouth beach, East of rivermouth
Mid tide level Mytilus edulis
lots 2005-11-08
Lynmouth beach, East of rivermouth
Low tide level Fucus vesiculosus
many 2005-11-08
Lynmouth beach, East of rivermouth
On rocks Patella vulgata
lots 2005-11-08
Lynmouth beach, East of rivermouth
All levels Gibbula cineraria
7 2006-01-11 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury, South Devon
Found in various rockpools at mid to low tide level. Three females berried with eggs. Carcinus maenas
5 2006-01-11 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury, South Devon
Found in various rockpools, all sizes. Palaemon serratus
4 2006-01-11 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury, South Devon
Found in crevices at mid tide, all approx 3cm diameter. Asterina gibbosa
1 2006-01-11 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury, South Devon
Found in mid tide rockpool. Taurulus bubalis
1 2006-01-11 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury, South Devon
Very young individual found in a mid tide rockpool, didn't look too healthy. Labrus bergylta
1 2006-01-11 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury, South Devon
Small (<5cm), found in mid tide rockpool. Nerophis lumbriciformis
4 2006-01-29
Thurlestone Bay, South Devon.
Large specimens, each approx 8cm in diameter. Attached to rocks in approx 6m depth of water. Actinia fragacea
4 2006-01-29
Thurlestone Bay, South Devon.
Large specimens, each approx 8cm in diameter. Attached to rocks in approx 6m depth of water. Actinia fragacea
Present 2006-02-05
Wreck of the HMS Scylla, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall.
Present in large numbers on the sides of the wreck. Metridium senile
Present 2006-02-05
Wreck of the HMS Scylla, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall.
Present in large numbers all over the wreck. Asterias rubens
1 2006-02-05
Wreck of the HMS Scylla, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall.
Swimming outside of the wreck. Labrus bergylta
8 2006-02-05
Wreck of the HMS Scylla, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall.
Swimming around the top deck. Trisopterus luscus
1 2006-02-05
Wreck of the HMS Scylla, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall.
Seen in the corner of the hangar room. Parablennius gattorugine