Recording Marine Life


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Ken Byrne's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
P 2003-08-09
Ravens Point Anglesey
Many plants over large flat area of bottom in about 2-3mtrs at low water. Ulva lactuca
4 2003-08-09
Ravens Point Anglesey
In crevices in rocks at depths around 6 metres. Necora puber
1 2003-08-09
Ravens Point Anglesey
In crevice in rock at around 6 metres. Galathea squamifera
1 2003-08-09
Ravens Point Anglesey
amongst sea grass at around 3 metres Spinachia spinachia
50 2003-09-20
Menai straits under Menai Bridge
Small specimens on course sand at 6mtrs Asterias rubens
2 2003-09-20
Menai straits under Menai Bridge
Under rock overhangs Cancer pagurus
100 2003-09-20
Menai straits under Menai Bridge
On sand at 10 metres over a large area in clumps of 3 to 5. Urticina felina
20 2003-09-20
Menai straits under Menai Bridge
At various locations, often in mating pairs and often under rock overhangs Necora puber
2 2003-09-20
Menai straits under Menai Bridge
On rock outcrops at 10 metres Alcyonium digitatum
3 2002-07-21 Ravenspoint bay
Ravenspoint bay, Holy Island, Anglesey
Several seen during dive over a wide area. All isolated individuals. Very poor visibility so they may be more common here than appeared. Anemonia viridis
10 2001-07-08 Coverack Bay
Coverack Bay, Cornwall
Aprox 10 sharks feeding sighted from 10:00 until 12:00 or 12:30 when sightings became less frequent. By 13:30 when we left we had only sporadic sightings of 1 or 2 animals. Two sharks were sighted near The Manacles on the way to Coverack bay, 0 on return. Cetorhinus maximus