Recording Marine Life


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Faye Wood's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
1 2006-01-17
Coxside/Barbican in Plymouth
In channel approaching harbour bridge, between Mountbatten ferry pickup and Warship/Dockyard Cruise pickup. Approx halfway into channel of water. Unable to determine size but probably an adult. Halichoerus grypus
1 2006-01-26
Coxside/Barbican - in water adjacent to Madeira Road.
Only saw the back of the animal briefly so no estimate of size. Halichoerus grypus
Abundant 2006-02-05
James Eagan Layne wreck.
Covering outside of wreck Alcyonium digitatum
Abundant 2006-02-05
James Eagan Layne wreck.
Covering wreck Asterias rubens
Abundant 2006-02-05
James Eagan Layne wreck.
Covering wreck Marthasterias glacialis
1 2006-02-11
Babbacombe bay - few metres off shore
On rock on reef Asterias rubens
Common 2006-02-11
Babbacombe bay - few metres off shore
Very large! All in crevices in reef Necora puber
1 2006-02-11
Babbacombe bay - few metres off shore
Gigantic!! Approx 14cm carapace width Cancer pagurus
3 2006-02-11
Babbacombe bay - few metres off shore
On sea bed and in reef Carcinus maenas
Very abundant 2006-02-11
Babbacombe bay - few metres off shore
On reefs, in crevices and on rocks Galathea squamifera
1 2006-02-11
Babbacombe bay - few metres off shore
On reef, resting against rocks. Taurulus bubalis
2 2006-02-11
Babbacombe bay - few metres off shore
Both in crevices, one medium size, one big! Homarus gammarus
Abundant 2006-02-11
Babbacombe bay - few metres off shore
Attached to rocks on reef Bispira volutacornis
2 2006-03-19 Blackstone Reef
Blackstone reef, Wembury
Both lower shore approx 8cm in length. Gaidropsarus mediterraneus
2 2006-03-19 Blackstone Reef
Blackstone reef, Wembury
Low shore, side by side on underneath of rock. One approx 2cm in length, one approx 1.5cm Jorunna tomentosa
2 2006-03-19 Blackstone Reef
Blackstone reef, Wembury
Both approx 10cm in length. One with eggs. Both low shore, one in pool, one in gulley. Nerophis lumbriciformis
1 2006-03-19 Blackstone Reef
Blackstone reef, Wembury
Approx 6cm in length, low shore gulley under rock with pipefish. Lepadogaster lepadogaster
12 2006-03-19 Blackstone Reef
Blackstone reef, Wembury
At least 4 with eggs. Carcinus maenas
1 2006-03-19 Blackstone Reef
Blackstone reef, Wembury
Approx 4cm diameter, under rock in low shore gulley. Ophiothrix fragilis
Common 2006-03-19 Blackstone Reef
Blackstone reef, Wembury
Asterina gibbosa
Occassional 2006-03-19 Blackstone Reef
Blackstone reef, Wembury
Botryllus schlosseri
4 2006-03-19 Blackstone Reef
Blackstone reef, Wembury
All low shore gulley under rocks. Porcellana platycheles