Recording Marine Life


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Paula Ferris's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
60 2007-05-04 Combesgate
Combesgate, north end Woolacombe Bay.
in sand - in rock pools and along rocks where sand/water trapped Aulactinia verrucosa
5 2007-05-04 Combesgate
Combesgate, north end Woolacombe Bay.
gulley at low tide Trivia monacha
several patches 2007-05-04 Combesgate
Combesgate, north end Woolacombe Bay.
on rocks mid shore Botryllus schlosseri
20 2007-05-04 Combesgate
Combesgate, north end Woolacombe Bay.
Rock pools & base of gulley rocks, up to 8cm Urticina felina
10 2007-05-04 Combesgate
Combesgate, north end Woolacombe Bay.
Base of rocks exposed at low tide, up to 7 cm Actinia fragacea
3 2007-05-04 Combesgate
Combesgate, north end Woolacombe Bay.
Rock pools & gullies, 20 cm Asterias rubens
5 2007-05-04 Combesgate
Combesgate, north end Woolacombe Bay.
In sand at base rock pools, gully edges, up to 5cm diam Cereus pedunculatus
1 2007-05-31 Downend
Downend, rocky headland between Croyde & Saunton
mid shore grazing on rock, 3 cm Onchidella celtica
3 2007-05-31 Downend
Downend, rocky headland between Croyde & Saunton
mid shore, under stones, 8 - 10cms Lipophrys pholis
50 2007-05-31 Downend
Downend, rocky headland between Croyde & Saunton
Lining gully between mid and low shore, up to 10cm diam Actinia fragacea
6 2007-05-31 Downend
Downend, rocky headland between Croyde & Saunton
Hiding in brevices, small to large Cancer pagurus
30 2007-05-31 Downend
Downend, rocky headland between Croyde & Saunton
In rock pools and cracks in rocks mifd shore, up to 4cm diam Aulactinia verrucosa
1 2007-05-31 Downend
Downend, rocky headland between Croyde & Saunton
Well under overhang in deep rock pool, mid shore, 8 -10 cm Urticina felina
100s 2007-05-31 Downend
Downend, rocky headland between Croyde & Saunton
all the usual places Actinia equina
3 2007-06-02 Downend
Downend Headland, between Croyde & Saunton
On rocks, in gulley, at low tide, 3cm Onchidella celtica
Abundant 2007-06-02 Downend
Downend Headland, between Croyde & Saunton
Actinia equina
20 2007-06-02 Downend
Downend Headland, between Croyde & Saunton
A few large mature crabs in crevices, many small crabs under stones Carcinus maenas
5 2007-06-02 Downend
Downend Headland, between Croyde & Saunton
In recessed pools & at base gully, 6 - 10 cm diam Urticina felina
5 2007-06-02 Downend
Downend Headland, between Croyde & Saunton
Wedged into corners in rock pools, up to 3cm diam Cereus pedunculatus
1 2007-06-02 Downend
Downend Headland, between Croyde & Saunton
Under stone amongst debris, low shore Eulalia viridis
4 2007-06-02 Downend
Downend Headland, between Croyde & Saunton
Under stones mid - low shore, up to 10cm Lipophrys pholis
1 2007-06-02 Downend
Downend Headland, between Croyde & Saunton
Colony 4 x 4 cm, on gulley wall, low shore Botryllus schlosseri
3 2007-06-17 Saunton
North side Saunton Beach.
Laying eggs on steep rock facing top of beach, 15mm Facelina auriculata
12 2007-06-17 Saunton
North side Saunton Beach.
various positions on rocks at low water, from 10 - 25mm Onchidella celtica
3 colonies 2007-06-17 Saunton
North side Saunton Beach.
at base of rock in gulley, and on unidentifiable seaweed Botryllus schlosseri
1 2007-06-17 Saunton
North side Saunton Beach.
hatchlings on hydroid seen under microscope at home, <1mm Polycera quadrilineata
1 2007-07-05 Downend
Downend between Croyde & Saunton, North Devon
On hydroid attached to serrated wrack on strandline, 3mm Polycera quadrilineata
10 2007-07-05 Downend
Downend between Croyde & Saunton, North Devon
<1mm on hydroids collected from strandline Eubranchus farrani
30 DD/MM/YYYY
Polzeath, beach & rocks to north of beach.
Stranded on shore, mainly damaged, a few still alive Dosima fascicularis
100 DD/MM/YYYY
Polzeath, beach & rocks to north of beach.
Scattered across the sides of a gully at low tide Onchidella celtica
1 DD/MM/YYYY
Polzeath, beach & rocks to north of beach.
25cm, under stone in rock pool attacking dog whelk Marthasterias glacialis
1 DD/MM/YYYY
Polzeath, beach & rocks to north of beach.
In rock pool Asterina gibbosa
Numerous patches, roughly 30 2007-07-31
Bucks mills beach, near clovelly.
under overhangs at low tide, just 2 patches green, rest reddish brown Botryllus schlosseri
1 juvenile 2007-08-03
Lee bay, near Ilfracombe.
bright green 10cm juv. in shallow water Labrus bergylta
1 2007-08-03
Lee bay, near Ilfracombe.
in rockpool mid shore Coryphoblennius galerita
2 2007-08-03
Lee bay, near Ilfracombe.
<10 cm, under week at rock edge low shore Nerophis lumbriciformis
3 2007-08-04
Barricane & Coombesgate, woolacombe.
large anemones in rockpools alongside Cgate gulley Urticina felina
2 2007-08-04
Barricane & Coombesgate, woolacombe.
In Cgate gulley, dozens present in April Morchellium argus
1 2007-08-04
Barricane & Coombesgate, woolacombe.
Crevice at Cgate, also I seen at each of Buck's Mills & Barricane earlier in week Asterina gibbosa
3 2007-08-30
Coombesgate, north Woolacombe beach.
feeding on ascidians in gulley Trivia monacha
Dozens 2007-08-30
Coombesgate, north Woolacombe beach.
under sand at rock edges, to 400mm Anthopleura thallia
2 2007-08-30
Coombesgate, north Woolacombe beach.
in shallow water over sand Pomatoschistus minutus
1 2007-08-30
Coombesgate, north Woolacombe beach.
Burying into sand under shallow water Echiichthys vipera
2 2007-08-30
Coombesgate, north Woolacombe beach.
Under cover in rock pools Taurulus bubalis
20 2007-08-30
Coombesgate, north Woolacombe beach.
Towards base of gulley wall under water, 20mm Clavelina lepadiformis
3 2007-08-30
Coombesgate, north Woolacombe beach.
Rock pools, including one 800mm diameter Urticina felina
abundant 2007-08-30
Coombesgate, north Woolacombe beach.
Rock pools and gullies, sizes to 600mm Aulactinia verrucosa
6 2007-08-30
Coombesgate, north Woolacombe beach.
Hanging from dark corners in gullies Morchellium argus
A dozen + 2007-08-29
Hele Bay, Near Ilfracombe
In rock pools, to 70mm Cereus pedunculatus
7 2007-08-29
Hele Bay, Near Ilfracombe
Under overhang & in crevice 12 above shore Bispira volutacornis
6 2007-08-29
Hele Bay, Near Ilfracombe
Grazing on low shore rocks Calliostoma zizyphinum
One sizeable patch 2007-08-29
Hele Bay, Near Ilfracombe
Under serrated wrack on rocks Botrylloides leachii
4 2007-08-29
Hele Bay, Near Ilfracombe
under stones on low shore Lepadogaster lepadogaster
abundant small patches 2007-09-01
Downend, Croyde, immediately south of headland.
under stones, on weed at low tide Dendrodoa grossularia
6 2007-09-01
Downend, Croyde, immediately south of headland.
Feeding on ascidians, including one unusual yellow form of ? cowrie Trivia monacha
abundant 2007-09-01
Downend, Croyde, immediately south of headland.
often alongside schlosseri Botrylloides leachii
1 2007-09-01
Downend, Croyde, immediately south of headland.
Under stone, disc 10mm approx. Ophiothrix fragilis
1 2007-09-28 Barricane and Coombesgate
Barricane & Coombesgate, Woolacombe Bay
mid shore rock pool, 120mm Taurulus bubalis
6 2007-09-28 Barricane and Coombesgate
Barricane & Coombesgate, Woolacombe Bay
mid shore rock pools, some mating, around 120mm, various colours greenish brown, red and black Aplysia punctata
2 2007-09-28 Barricane and Coombesgate
Barricane & Coombesgate, Woolacombe Bay
overhang above rock pool Asterina gibbosa
12 2007-09-28 Barricane and Coombesgate
Barricane & Coombesgate, Woolacombe Bay
towards base of exposed rock in gulley on low shore Clavelina lepadiformis
5 2007-09-28 Barricane and Coombesgate
Barricane & Coombesgate, Woolacombe Bay
feeding on overhangs in gullies on low shore Trivia monacha
20 2007-10-10 Barricane and Coombesgate
Barricane and Coombesgate, Woolacombe
All closed. Mid shore rock pools Barricane in cracks, up to 55mm Cereus pedunculatus
50 2007-10-10 Barricane and Coombesgate
Barricane and Coombesgate, Woolacombe
Mid shore rock pools across whole area Anemonia viridis
3 2007-10-10 Barricane and Coombesgate
Barricane and Coombesgate, Woolacombe
3 on vertical rocks lining gully at Coombesgate Trivia arctica
1 2007-10-10 Barricane and Coombesgate
Barricane and Coombesgate, Woolacombe
On sea lettuce, small rockpool Barricane, low shore.About 30mm - image toBecky Haliclystus auricula
2 2007-10-10 Barricane and Coombesgate
Barricane and Coombesgate, Woolacombe
On Overhang in gulley, Coombesgate Asterina gibbosa
abundant 2007-10-10 Barricane and Coombesgate
Barricane and Coombesgate, Woolacombe
all over Palaemon serratus
12 2007-10-10 Barricane and Coombesgate
Barricane and Coombesgate, Woolacombe
low tide Coombesgate - all sizes Necora puber
abundant 2007-10-10 Barricane and Coombesgate
Barricane and Coombesgate, Woolacombe
Mainly < 20mm Lipophrys pholis
2 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
Overhanging rocks, low shore Trivia monacha
abundant 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
rock cracks and crevice, lower shore Nucella lapillus
abundant 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
From high shore in rock pools, damp places Osilinus lineatus
abundant 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
As above, lower down shore Gibbula umbilicalis
A few 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
Mid shore Littorina saxatilis
7 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
One >10cm, rest <5 cm Lipophrys pholis
1 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
under weed, low shore, 12cm Ciliata mustela
1 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
<10cm in rock pool low shore Ammodytes tobianus
1 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
small conger, 10cm diam?, upper low shore, in crevice Conger conger
1 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
6cm in rock pool alongside low shore gulley Lepadogaster lepadogaster
12 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
In shallow pools left in sand on falling tide. About10cm Pomatoschistus minutus
1 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
Under weed at base rocks low shore, about 15cm diam Asterias rubens
1 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
Under weed at base rocks low shore,35cm diam Marthasterias glacialis
Abundant 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
Low shore rocks Balanus perforatus
6 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
2 at >10cm, rest around 6cm, in low shore gulley in cracks & on rocks under weed Cancer pagurus
3 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
Low shore, base of rocks under weed, 12cm Necora puber
Abundant 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
Rock pools mid to low shore, <7cm Palaemon serratus
12 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
On barnacles lower shore, about 10 cm Eulalia viridis
abundant 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
all over shore Actinia equina
8 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
Rock pools low shore, >10cm diam Urticina felina
20+ 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
crevices in rock pools mid shore, up to 7cm closed Cereus pedunculatus
Abundant 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
rock-pools and in sand alongside rocks and gullies low shore Aulactinia verrucosa
10 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
In rock pool crevices low shore, in 2 locations Anthopleura thallia
1 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
On sea lettuce, small rock pool low shore Haliclystus auricula
abundant 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
draped over rocks, low shore Porphyra umbilicalis
abundant 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
low shore rocks, lining gulley Palmaria palmata
3 2007-10-14
Downend, Croyde - in one gulley, lower mid shore
1 -2 cm diam, bright orange tentacles, in cracks base of small rockpools along gulley wall Anthopleura thallia
2 2007-10-14
Downend, Croyde - in one gulley, lower mid shore
Under overhang Asterina gibbosa
2 2007-10-14
Downend, Croyde - in one gulley, lower mid shore
on gulley wall and under stone. 2 more seen next day Diodora graeca
15 2007-10-14
Downend, Croyde - in one gulley, lower mid shore
on gulley wall Onchidella celtica
Roughly 50 2007-10-26 Tunnels beach, Ilfracombe
Tunnels Beach, Ilfracombe
On rock walls at low tide - usual position Caryophyllia smithii
Abundant 2007-10-26 Tunnels beach, Ilfracombe
Tunnels Beach, Ilfracombe
as for cup corals Corynactis viridis
3 2007-10-26 Tunnels beach, Ilfracombe
Tunnels Beach, Ilfracombe
Below cup corals Trivia arctica
2 2007-10-26 Tunnels beach, Ilfracombe
Tunnels Beach, Ilfracombe
Both 1cm diam, on rock ledge below cup corals Luidia ciliaris
1 2007-10-26 Tunnels beach, Ilfracombe
Tunnels Beach, Ilfracombe
On rock wall at lowest tide Alcyonium digitatum
14 2007-10-26 Tunnels beach, Ilfracombe
Tunnels Beach, Ilfracombe
One cluster on kelp at low water Patella pellucida
4 2007-10-29 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Under stones at several locations near low tide Nerophis lumbriciformis
2 2007-10-29 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Around 1 cm each, under stones at low tide Asterina gibbosa
2 2007-10-29 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Also unders tones at low tide Trivia arctica
4 2008-02-11 Croyde
Croyde, south end at Downend
smooth white and pinkish- on sheltered damp rocks Archidoris pseudoargus
small patch 2008-02-11 Croyde
Croyde, south end at Downend
On wrack Botryllus schlosseri
1 2008-02-11 Croyde
Croyde, south end at Downend
feeding on ascidian on steep rock Trivia arctica
4 2008-03-06
Lee Bay near Ilfracombe
amongst weed on rocks at low tide, up tp 20cms Ciliata mustela
1 2008-03-06
Lee Bay near Ilfracombe
as above Nerophis lumbriciformis
2 2008-03-09
Croyde, Downend
In gully parallel to shore at low water Diodora graeca
10 2008-03-09
Croyde, Downend
same gully, laying eggs Archidoris pseudoargus
5 2008-04-09
various sizes, in crevices Cancer pagurus
8 2008-04-09
Clining onto overhangs, low shore Trivia monacha
1 2008-04-09
underside of large stone low water Zeugopterus punctatus
4 2008-04-08 Lee Bay
Lee Bay nr Ilfracombe
low water, inder stones etc Galathea squamifera
abundant 2008-04-08 Lee Bay
Lee Bay nr Ilfracombe
Hanging from rocks at low water Morchellium argus
20 2008-05-20 Polzeath
Polzeath, north side towards Pentire Point
washed onto shore, rocks and in weed along pools/crevices Aplysia punctata
8 2008-05-20 Polzeath
Polzeath, north side towards Pentire Point
Laying eggs under stones, on sheltered rock faces Aeolidia papillosa
Around 50 2008-05-20 Polzeath
Polzeath, north side towards Pentire Point
Under water on steep sheltered rock face at low water Sagartia elegans
2 2008-05-20 Polzeath
Polzeath, north side towards Pentire Point
1 with 5 Pawsonia, 1 alongside Lighbulb squirts Asterina gibbosa
6 2008-05-20 Polzeath
Polzeath, north side towards Pentire Point
Individuals on serrated wrack Patella pellucida
20 2008-05-20 Polzeath
Polzeath, north side towards Pentire Point
on walls of deep gullies, andon overhangs Trivia monacha
super abundant 2008-05-21 Polzeath
Polzeath north
mid shore rocks Fucus vesiculosus
frequent 2008-05-21 Polzeath
Polzeath north
fringing rock pools Bifurcaria bifurcata
occasional 2008-05-21 Polzeath
Polzeath north
please ignore the crab, a mistake Xantho pilipes
common 2008-05-21 Polzeath
Polzeath north
lower shore rocks Lomentaria articulata
abundant 2008-05-21 Polzeath
Polzeath north
lower shore rocks Palmaria palmata
abundant 2008-05-21 Polzeath
Polzeath north
in roughly third of lower shore rock pools Sargassum muticum
abundant 2008-05-21 Polzeath
Polzeath north
mid & low shore Osmundea pinnatifida
present 2008-05-21 Polzeath
Polzeath north
red rags hit by mistake. low shore rock Dilsea carnosa
1 2008-08-03 Lee Bay
Lee Bay Ilfracombe
Under flat stone low shore Diodora graeca
small colony 2008-08-03 Lee Bay
Lee Bay Ilfracombe
Blue "stars" on transparent tunic, <10 cm diam. Botryllus schlosseri
Cluster of 6, scatter of others 2008-08-03 Lee Bay
Lee Bay Ilfracombe
Low shore, under overhangs Morchellium argus
Abundant 2008-08-03 Lee Bay
Lee Bay Ilfracombe
Various colours and sizes, under every stone Xantho pilipes
One location 2008-08-04
Bucks Mills
in recess under rocks, several adjacent patches, greeny blue colony, largest 20 cm across Botryllus schlosseri
One location 2008-08-04
Bucks Mills
smaller dark maroon colony,similar location. Botryllus schlosseri
Common 2008-08-04
Bucks Mills
Mid shore on rocks, much of it somewhat crushed. Sabellaria alveolata
2 2008-08-04
Bucks Mills
In rock-pools Taurulus bubalis
Occasional 2008-08-04
Bucks Mills
Notable for being only anemone found mid to low shore Actinia fragacea
1 2009-03-29 Downend
Croyde
1 inch, out of water on rock face. 2 egg masses found in vicinity, at least 20 ft away Archidoris pseudoargus
1 2009-04-08 Lee Bay
Nr Ilfracombe
Mid shore, in overhung rockpool Urticina felina
1 2009-04-08 Lee Bay
Nr Ilfracombe
< 1cm, under stone low shore. Asterina gibbosa
1 2009-04-08 Lee Bay
Nr Ilfracombe
Under weed gulley edge Nerophis lumbriciformis
1 Large, numerous smaller 2009-04-08 Lee Bay
Nr Ilfracombe
Large, 13 cms, buried in sand under stone, low water Cancer pagurus
3 2009-06-11 Saunton N Devon
Narrow strip rocky shore, north end Saunton beach. Low neap tide
On bryozoan on weed seen under microscope Polycera quadrilineata
2 2009-06-11 Saunton N Devon
Narrow strip rocky shore, north end Saunton beach. Low neap tide
On hydroids as above Eubranchus farrani
3 2009-06-09 Coombesgate, Woolacombe
2 sandy bays divided by small rocky headlands with extensive rocks at low tide.
Up to 20cm, in various locations on edge of pool on the sandy shore Asterias rubens
1 2009-06-09 Coombesgate, Woolacombe
2 sandy bays divided by small rocky headlands with extensive rocks at low tide.
Large animal in small rock pool low shore Maja squinado
1 2009-06-09 Coombesgate, Woolacombe
2 sandy bays divided by small rocky headlands with extensive rocks at low tide.
Got my finger, middle sized, amongst weed, low shore rocks Necora puber
1 2009-06-09 Coombesgate, Woolacombe
2 sandy bays divided by small rocky headlands with extensive rocks at low tide.
Largest I've ever seen 150 - 200 mm, low shore rock-pool Urticina felina
3 2009-06-09 Coombesgate, Woolacombe
2 sandy bays divided by small rocky headlands with extensive rocks at low tide.
Emerging from sand (tide out) to die on low shore Ammodytes tobianus
1 2009-06-09 Coombesgate, Woolacombe
2 sandy bays divided by small rocky headlands with extensive rocks at low tide.
Unshore ofID, juvenile, about 2 cms Taurulus bubalis
3 2009-06-09 Coombesgate, Woolacombe
2 sandy bays divided by small rocky headlands with extensive rocks at low tide.
3 mid shore rock-pools, egg laying underway, seen regularly same locations every year Aplysia punctata
5 2009-06-09 Coombesgate, Woolacombe
2 sandy bays divided by small rocky headlands with extensive rocks at low tide.
Ocurring very sparsely on low shore Sabellaria alveolata
A (20) 2009-06-24 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Lines of low shore rocks running parallel to shore, fulleys filled with kelp and serrated wrack, on serrated wrack.
Mainly on serrated wrack in rockpools and damp corners of lower shore rocks, <5mm Polycera quadrilineata
1 2009-06-24 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Lines of low shore rocks running parallel to shore, fulleys filled with kelp and serrated wrack, on serrated wrack.
On slab of rock, clear of weed shore side of rock near low water. 3cm Janolus cristatus
1 2009-07-24 Saunton Sands
Half of one mile south from North End on sand 2 hours after low spring tide just above tide line
10cms long & lying upside down fully open on the sand. Photos available upside down & curled up Aphrodita aculeata
1 2009-07-24 Tunnels Beach, North Devon
Rocky shore, slatey sand, 2 private beaches accessed by tunnel with Victorian bathing pool commercially exploited as visitor attraction.
In rock pool at low water, approx 15 cms Phrynorhombus norvegicus
1 2009-07-24 Tunnels Beach, North Devon
Rocky shore, slatey sand, 2 private beaches accessed by tunnel with Victorian bathing pool commercially exploited as visitor attraction.
Under stone on slatey sand, mid shore, approx 3 cms across Xantho pilipes
1 2009-07-24 Tunnels Beach, North Devon
Rocky shore, slatey sand, 2 private beaches accessed by tunnel with Victorian bathing pool commercially exploited as visitor attraction.
Under stone, low water, approx 8 cms across Xantho hydrophilus
3 2009-07-24 Tunnels Beach, North Devon
Rocky shore, slatey sand, 2 private beaches accessed by tunnel with Victorian bathing pool commercially exploited as visitor attraction.
3 patches of slightly different ascidians under flat stone, low water Botryllus schlosseri
1 2009-07-24 Tunnels Beach, North Devon
Rocky shore, slatey sand, 2 private beaches accessed by tunnel with Victorian bathing pool commercially exploited as visitor attraction.
Bright green juvenile in low shore rock-pool, 10 cms approx Labrus bergylta
4 2009-07-24 Tunnels Beach, North Devon
Rocky shore, slatey sand, 2 private beaches accessed by tunnel with Victorian bathing pool commercially exploited as visitor attraction.
On rocks at low water Calliostoma zizyphinum
12 2009-07-24 Tunnels Beach, North Devon
Rocky shore, slatey sand, 2 private beaches accessed by tunnel with Victorian bathing pool commercially exploited as visitor attraction.
In usual place on shoreward rock face at low water Caryophyllia smithii
20 approx 2009-07-24 Tunnels Beach, North Devon
Rocky shore, slatey sand, 2 private beaches accessed by tunnel with Victorian bathing pool commercially exploited as visitor attraction.
Mid shore down, far more numerous than A. equina Actinia fragacea
10 2009-07-24 Tunnels Beach, North Devon
Rocky shore, slatey sand, 2 private beaches accessed by tunnel with Victorian bathing pool commercially exploited as visitor attraction.
Very approx number, above cup corals, closed and obscured by weed. Corynactis viridis
1 2009-07-24 Tunnels Beach, North Devon
Rocky shore, slatey sand, 2 private beaches accessed by tunnel with Victorian bathing pool commercially exploited as visitor attraction.
Back of small cavern at low water, retreated out of sight Homarus gammarus
7 2009-08-21 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
rocky shore with good zoning
In crevices, under rocks at low water, several <2 cm, one >3.5cm Galathea squamifera
1 2009-08-21 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
rocky shore with good zoning
Between flat boulders, low water Psammechinus miliaris
20 2009-08-21 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
rocky shore with good zoning
Under every slab Ophiothrix fragilis
1 2009-08-21 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
rocky shore with good zoning
Montagu's sea snail, with cling fish under slab Liparis liparis
4 2009-08-21 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
rocky shore with good zoning
Small, caught inadvertantly with weed etc at low water Lepadogaster lepadogaster
4 2009-08-21 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
rocky shore with good zoning
Below weed on low shore rocks Xantho hydrophilus
12 2009-08-21 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
rocky shore with good zoning
Several under every slab at low water. Xantho pilipes
Several 2009-08-21 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
rocky shore with good zoning
Several small patches under low shore boulders, many of which also had unidentified individual sea squirts Botryllus schlosseri
1 2009-09-17 Rockham, North Devon
Small sandy bay flanked by slatey clifs, small headlands with rocky substrate in gulleys between rocks
Under flat stone in rock gulley Berthella plumula
3 2009-09-17 Rockham, North Devon
Small sandy bay flanked by slatey clifs, small headlands with rocky substrate in gulleys between rocks
<3 mm, C pedata according to my book, under small flat rock in cavity in rock wall, low shore Coryphella gracilis
1 2009-09-17 Rockham, North Devon
Small sandy bay flanked by slatey clifs, small headlands with rocky substrate in gulleys between rocks
Large slug, on roof of hole in rocks mid shore Archidoris pseudoargus
3 2009-09-17 Rockham, North Devon
Small sandy bay flanked by slatey clifs, small headlands with rocky substrate in gulleys between rocks
Small, about 3 cms, under flat stones, low shore Lepadogaster lepadogaster
2 2009-09-17 Rockham, North Devon
Small sandy bay flanked by slatey clifs, small headlands with rocky substrate in gulleys between rocks
Sizeable patches on sides of shady rocks low shore, several of tiny patches elsewhere Botrylloides leachii
3 2009-09-17 Rockham, North Devon
Small sandy bay flanked by slatey clifs, small headlands with rocky substrate in gulleys between rocks
Sizeable patches as above and under stones, numerous tiny colonies, commoner than above Botryllus schlosseri
12 2009-09-17 Rockham, North Devon
Small sandy bay flanked by slatey clifs, small headlands with rocky substrate in gulleys between rocks
Part of a rich profusion of encrusting & other life under most stones at low water Ophiothrix fragilis
1 2010-01-01 Barricane
Long sheltered gulley at right angle to cliff, mid shore
low on cliff face, large purple specimen Archidoris pseudoargus
12 2010-01-01 Barricane
Long sheltered gulley at right angle to cliff, mid shore
as above, in small groups Trivia monacha
5 2010-01-01 Barricane
Long sheltered gulley at right angle to cliff, mid shore
within 20m stretch of same gulley wall, various sizes Ascidiella scabra
2 2010-01-03 Downend, Croyde
South side Croyde Beach, near low tide pool
Mating? underside of flat stone, edge of gulley, low tide Nymphon gracile
7 2010-01-03 Downend, Croyde
South side Croyde Beach, near low tide pool
Gulley walls nearby, low tide Trivia monacha
4, ID uncertain 2010-01-03 Downend, Croyde
South side Croyde Beach, near low tide pool
< 10 mm, lamellate rhinos & gills suggest onchidoris sp, but mantle did not cover body and was white & pink - photo available. Eggs laid nearby, also seen here 3 years ago. Onchidoris muricata
17 2010-02-14 Downend Croyde
rocky shore, exposed, low shore gulley
Mid to low shore, in rock pools, none open Actinia fragacea
1 2010-02-14 Downend Croyde
rocky shore, exposed, low shore gulley
Large animal, on seaweed at strandline Archidoris pseudoargus
2 2010-02-14 Downend Croyde
rocky shore, exposed, low shore gulley
Recorded early January, 2 in same place with egg strand, but ID probably wrong, image being sent Onchidoris muricata
abundant 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
Usual places Actinia equina
8 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
mid to low shore Actinia fragacea
10 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
mid shore, brown and green Anemonia viridis
2 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
Low shore probably mating, lee side low rocks Archidoris pseudoargus
9 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
Mainly small anemones, in rock cracks Aulactinia verrucosa
5 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
Individuals under stones mid to low shore Berthella plumula
3 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
small patches low shore under stones Botrylloides leachii
5 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
small patches low shore under stones Botryllus schlosseri
4 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
Small crabs wedged into crevices and under stones, mid to low shore Cancer pagurus
1 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
low shore rock pool under stone Ciliata mustela
Abundant 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
Low shore on steep rocks under weed, wet places Dendrodoa grossularia
Common 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
Low shore on steep rocks wet places Dysidea fragilis
2 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
feeding on encrusted rocks Eulalia viridis
1 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
low shore rock crevice Galathea squamifera
abundant 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
low shore on rocks damp places Gibbula cineraria
Abundant 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
usual places Gibbula umbilicalis
2 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
low shore with eggs on rock Goniodoris nodosa
common 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
on kelp blades Patella pellucida
common 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
feeding on low shore rocks
3 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
under rocks low shore Necora puber
abundant 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
usual places Nucella lapillus
common 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
low shore rocks Ocenebra erinacea
2 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
mid shore under stones Ophiothrix fragilis
abundant 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
mid shore Osilinus lineatus
2 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
small <8 cms and large animals >160 cms, low shore edge rock pools Parablennius gattorugine
common 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
usual places Pisidia longicornis
common 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
usual places Porcellana platycheles
abundant 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
mid to upper low shore, then another sand-tubed worm dominates, species unknown Sabellaria alveolata
15 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
Feeding on encrusted low shore rocks Trivia monacha
13 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
Found together under one flat stone, low shore Verruca stroemia
Frequent 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
Around a dozen, found under stones/boulders low shore Xantho pilipes
Abundant 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
usual places Spirorbis (Spirorbis) spirorbis
5 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Relatively few scattered widely across upper shore Actinia equina
30 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Much commoner than above, mainly on lower shore, small size, in damp places on boulders, rock crevices between strata Actinia fragacea
3 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Few in rock-pools Anemonia viridis
1 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Only one, small, under boulder Aulactinia verrucosa
54 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Individuals and small groups of up to 9 scattered across depth of shore, many more not counted. Most small. Aplysia punctata
1 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Tiny patch, deep blue, underside of boulder Botryllus schlosseri
5 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Mainly small animals, under small boulders Cancer pagurus
1 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Under weed low shore Ciliata mustela
35 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Quite common in damp places low shore Gibbula cineraria
100 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Numbers a guess, abundant across shore Gibbula umbilicalis
4 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
2 pairs with eggs under separate flat stones Goniodoris nodosa
3 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
A few individuals, across shore Nucella lapillus
100 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Numbers a guess, abundant upper and mid shore Osilinus lineatus
100 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
A guess,, abundant at all levels of shore Patella vulgata
40 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Keel worms frrequently found low shore Pomatoceros triqueter
1 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Only one found under boulder Porcellana platycheles
50 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Number - nonesense, but common on rocks of lower shore, but not dominant Sabellaria alveolata
100 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
abundant on weed
1 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Under low shore boulder Xantho pilipes
1 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
low shore on rock platform under weed Asterina gibbosa
1 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
under boulder low shore Pilumnus hirtellus
2 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
under stones mid and low shore Lipophrys pholis
7 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
mid shore Littorina littorea
1 2010-04-02 Saunton sands
Near strand line, towards Airey Point on Saunton Sands
Dead and decaying animal stranded on sand at low tide. Only the second I have seen here though I walk the shore regularly. Rob Jutsum, Paula\'s husband Aphrodita aculeata
7 2010-04-09 Mouth Taw/Torridge estuary
Under the few stones on the mud in between the White House & Broadsands
Can\'t find my species : Stomphia coccinea, tiny anemones, not sabella, under about one in 10 of the larger flatter stones in the mud. Sabella pavonina
1 2010-04-16 Downend, Croyde
Wave cut platform across folded rocks, up to 2m gullies, one large pool.
in small damp pocket on rock, low shore Aplysia punctata
2 2010-04-16 Downend, Croyde
Wave cut platform across folded rocks, up to 2m gullies, one large pool.
curled round one another on low sheltered vertical rock face, low shore, eggs nearby Archidoris pseudoargus
20 2010-04-16 Downend, Croyde
Wave cut platform across folded rocks, up to 2m gullies, one large pool.
In crack and under narrow overhang vertical wall of large pool, low shore, muddy silt. Bispira volutacornis
3 2010-04-16 Downend, Croyde
Wave cut platform across folded rocks, up to 2m gullies, one large pool.
2 alongside the Bispira, one by the sea hare Trivia monacha
1 2010-04-16 Downend, Croyde
Wave cut platform across folded rocks, up to 2m gullies, one large pool.
alongside the seahare Urticina felina
1 2010-04-18 Downend, Croyde
Amidst rocky ridges stretching to sea, towards northern edge of rocky headland, between Saunton Sands and Croyde.
Under large slab rock low shore, retreated into crack when disturbed. My first here. Pawsonia saxicola
6 2010-04-18 Downend, Croyde
Amidst rocky ridges stretching to sea, towards northern edge of rocky headland, between Saunton Sands and Croyde.
2 pairs & 2 sinletons, eggs nearby, 2 other strings of eggs, no adjacent slugs Archidoris pseudoargus
1 2010-04-18 Downend, Croyde
Amidst rocky ridges stretching to sea, towards northern edge of rocky headland, between Saunton Sands and Croyde.
In narrow crevice at base of low shore rock. Photo available. Several seen nearby in previous years. Diodora graeca
8 2010-05-28 Saunton
Saunton Beach north end, down rocks comprising raised beach platform from high to low water
In mid/low shore gully parallel to shore, on rock face, 1 - 2 m high. 1-2 cms Onchidella celtica
20 2010-05-28 Saunton
Saunton Beach north end, down rocks comprising raised beach platform from high to low water
Estimated number - anemones closed, debris encrusted in cracks low shore, one open orange form in above gulley Anthopleura thallia
3 2010-05-28 Saunton
Saunton Beach north end, down rocks comprising raised beach platform from high to low water
Found on obleia laced with eggs viewed under microscope Eubranchus farrani
0 2010-05-28 Saunton
Saunton Beach north end, down rocks comprising raised beach platform from high to low water
Egg string found hanging from overhang mid shore, species uncertain Loligo vulgaris
1 2010-05-28 Saunton
Saunton Beach north end, down rocks comprising raised beach platform from high to low water
Found amidst weeds viwed under microscope, unmistakable Polycera quadrilineata
1 2010-05-28 Saunton
Saunton Beach north end, down rocks comprising raised beach platform from high to low water
ID?, image sent to Jack Sewell, in same gully, trumpet shaped column, to 4 cms, sand covered, double fringe tentacles, short white, and longer translucent. We\'ve not seen before on N coast Sagartia elegans
1 2010-05-28 Saunton
Saunton Beach north end, down rocks comprising raised beach platform from high to low water
Same gully, pink hue, near eggs, white tips to cerata etc Aeolidia papillosa
1 2010-05-29 Downend, Croyde
Rocks, gullies & rock pools
One, 12cm laying eggs, edge deep pool, strings of eggs seen in several locations. Aplysia punctata
18 2010-05-29 Downend, Croyde
Rocks, gullies & rock pools
Mid shore gully wall, parallel to shore, varying sizes. Onchidella celtica
2 2010-05-29 Downend, Croyde
Rocks, gullies & rock pools
Found under microscope on C. rubra, 2mm and <1 mm, the smaller difficult to identify to species. Bad pics available. Haliclystus auricula
3 2010-05-29 Downend, Croyde
Rocks, gullies & rock pools
In cracks, easily overlooked, may have been more. Anthopleura thallia
1 2010-06-24 Polzeath
North rocky shore of Hayle Bay, Polzeath, 2 m deep low shore gulley,and environs
Small.<1cm diam, on vert gulley wall in recess Caryophyllia smithii
50 2010-06-24 Polzeath
North rocky shore of Hayle Bay, Polzeath, 2 m deep low shore gulley,and environs
One large cluster on overhang and back vertical wall of same gulley Sagartia elegans
3 2010-06-24 Polzeath
North rocky shore of Hayle Bay, Polzeath, 2 m deep low shore gulley,and environs
On gulley wall Onchidella celtica
1 2010-06-24 Polzeath
North rocky shore of Hayle Bay, Polzeath, 2 m deep low shore gulley,and environs
Small lobster in crevice along same gulley wall Homarus gammarus
2 2010-06-24 Polzeath
North rocky shore of Hayle Bay, Polzeath, 2 m deep low shore gulley,and environs
On gulley wall Calliostoma zizyphinum
1 2010-06-24 Polzeath
North rocky shore of Hayle Bay, Polzeath, 2 m deep low shore gulley,and environs
Feeding on overhang, same gulley Trivia monacha
20 est 2010-06-24 Polzeath
North rocky shore of Hayle Bay, Polzeath, 2 m deep low shore gulley,and environs
Cluster on near vertical wall of gulley, below lobster crevice Clavelina lepadiformis
5 2010-06-24 Polzeath
North rocky shore of Hayle Bay, Polzeath, 2 m deep low shore gulley,and environs
Large anemones at upper end of gulley Actinia fragacea
1 2010-06-24 Polzeath
North rocky shore of Hayle Bay, Polzeath, 2 m deep low shore gulley,and environs
Very small. <.5cm, on weed amongst boulders edging rocks Asterina gibbosa
1 2010-06-24 Polzeath
North rocky shore of Hayle Bay, Polzeath, 2 m deep low shore gulley,and environs
Same location, attached under-side boulder, debris covered Psammechinus miliaris
2 2010-06-28 Croyde Bay
Rocks to north of bay, mid shore rock-pools
In adjacent mid shore rock pools, photo available will submit Elysia viridis
small patch 2010-07-15 Tunnels, Ilfracombe
Rocky shore below Ladies Pool at Tunnels beach, verticals, overhangs and gulleys, some flat boulders..7m tide, but rough sea, no access surge gullies
on underside boulder Dysidea fragilis
1 2010-07-15 Tunnels, Ilfracombe
Rocky shore below Ladies Pool at Tunnels beach, verticals, overhangs and gulleys, some flat boulders..7m tide, but rough sea, no access surge gullies
Underside boulder, small <20mm. Caryophyllia smithii
3 2010-07-15 Tunnels, Ilfracombe
Rocky shore below Ladies Pool at Tunnels beach, verticals, overhangs and gulleys, some flat boulders..7m tide, but rough sea, no access surge gullies
varioulsy coloured, sized, in soft sediment low shore Xantho pilipes
1 2010-07-15 Tunnels, Ilfracombe
Rocky shore below Ladies Pool at Tunnels beach, verticals, overhangs and gulleys, some flat boulders..7m tide, but rough sea, no access surge gullies
On vertical side of gully Trivia monacha
2 2010-07-15 Tunnels, Ilfracombe
Rocky shore below Ladies Pool at Tunnels beach, verticals, overhangs and gulleys, some flat boulders..7m tide, but rough sea, no access surge gullies
Roof of overhang, and under stone within. Limacia clavigera
60 2010-07-15 Tunnels, Ilfracombe
Rocky shore below Ladies Pool at Tunnels beach, verticals, overhangs and gulleys, some flat boulders..7m tide, but rough sea, no access surge gullies
Underlip of crack at base of gully wall, 3 clusters Clavelina lepadiformis
abundant 2010-07-15 Tunnels, Ilfracombe
Rocky shore below Ladies Pool at Tunnels beach, verticals, overhangs and gulleys, some flat boulders..7m tide, but rough sea, no access surge gullies
widely distributed on damp lower shore rocks Morchellium argus
3 2010-07-15 Tunnels, Ilfracombe
Rocky shore below Ladies Pool at Tunnels beach, verticals, overhangs and gulleys, some flat boulders..7m tide, but rough sea, no access surge gullies
low shore boulders Ascidiella scabra
2 2010-07-15 Tunnels, Ilfracombe
Rocky shore below Ladies Pool at Tunnels beach, verticals, overhangs and gulleys, some flat boulders..7m tide, but rough sea, no access surge gullies
Underside stone Dendrodoa grossularia
1 patch 2010-07-15 Tunnels, Ilfracombe
Rocky shore below Ladies Pool at Tunnels beach, verticals, overhangs and gulleys, some flat boulders..7m tide, but rough sea, no access surge gullies
Edge of surge gulley, on vertical wall Botryllus schlosseri
several 2010-07-15 Tunnels, Ilfracombe
Rocky shore below Ladies Pool at Tunnels beach, verticals, overhangs and gulleys, some flat boulders..7m tide, but rough sea, no access surge gullies
Very few anemones present, but several large strawberries Actinia fragacea
1 2010-07-15 Tunnels, Ilfracombe
Rocky shore below Ladies Pool at Tunnels beach, verticals, overhangs and gulleys, some flat boulders..7m tide, but rough sea, no access surge gullies
under stone in large rock-pool low shore, hand-sized Zeugopterus punctatus
A 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
ON ROCKS LOWER SHORE Halichondria (Halichondria) panicea
10 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
oN ROCKS LOW TIDE Dysidea fragilis
Abundant 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Colour variations include green and blue/green Actinia equina
Common 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Large healthy specimens from mid to low shore Actinia fragacea
Common 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Often buried in sand at rock/sand margins Aulactinia verrucosa
Abundant 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
18 in one narrow crevice, others widely scattered low shore Urticina felina
9 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
in rock cracks in rock pools Cereus pedunculatus
5 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
All together in one mid shore rock pool/crevice Anthopleura thallia
15 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Present but not common, both with/out algae Anemonia viridis
Abundant 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Rocks etensively covered, forming reefs of sorts, along low tide margin Sabellaria alveolata
3 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Feeding amongst the barnacles Eulalia viridis
SA 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Dominant barnacle Chthamalus montagui
Common 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Low shore Balanus perforatus
Common 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Pools low shore, under rocks/overhangs Palaemon serratus
1 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Under low shore boulder Galathea squamifera
Abundant 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Under boulders low shore Porcellana platycheles
7 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Under boulders mid/low shore Cancer pagurus
9 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Not many, smallish, low shore Necora puber
Common 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Various sizes, probably less than a dozen adults seen Carcinus maenas
5 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
low shore, under boulders Pilumnus hirtellus
8 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Low shore under boulders Xantho pilipes
20 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
A raft of 20 or so on pool surface Anurida maritima
1 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Low down on vertical rock, low shore Diodora graeca
Abundant 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Scattered everywhere Patella vulgata
Common 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Mid shore Osilinus lineatus
32 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Quite common low shore Gibbula cineraria
Common 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
At all shore levels but not as many as expected Gibbula umbilicalis
Common 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Rock pools mainly, mid to low shore Littorina littorea
3 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Amonst Corallina fronds, microscope Rissoa parva
3 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Low shore, feeding on ascidians Trivia monacha
Abundant 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Clustered in rock crevices, with eggs, and individuals scattered over rocks Nucella lapillus
3 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
rocks low shore Ocenebra erinacea
2 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Low shore, separate rock-pools one small, one large. Egg strings nearby Archidoris pseudoargus
Super abundant 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Mytilus edulis
3 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Under stones low shore Lepadogaster lepadogaster
2 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
debris attached, under stones & boulders Psammechinus miliaris
Few patches 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Low shore, damp pl;aces, also some but less Bot. schlosseri Botrylloides leachii
crust 2010-10-08 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
rock gullies leading into exposed kelp band below low lines of rocks parallel to shore
low shore rocks with extensive S alveolota crust - only occasional worm tubes noted in previous years. Sabellaria alveolata
3 fingers 2010-10-08 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
rock gullies leading into exposed kelp band below low lines of rocks parallel to shore
in silty area on rock wall of gully, previously only seen by me locally at Tunnels, Ilfracombe, 26/10/07 and on 2/3/10 at Greencliff, N Devon Axinella damicornis
2 2010-10-08 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
rock gullies leading into exposed kelp band below low lines of rocks parallel to shore
Small lobed mounds Dysidea fragilis
3 2010-10-08 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
rock gullies leading into exposed kelp band below low lines of rocks parallel to shore
Amongst silt in rock crevices of low shore, not seen many this year. Calliostoma zizyphinum
2 clumps 2010-11-21 Saunton
Rocks at north end beneath Saunton Down
In deep rock-pool on shore platform at low tide. Not sure which Codium, under scope, covered in tiny pimples, felt firm rather than velvety, photo coming Codium tomentosum
8 2010-11-21 Saunton
Rocks at north end beneath Saunton Down
Adjacent pool, wonderfully coloured deep rich browns, open, 2 > 100mm Cereus pedunculatus
8 2010-11-21 Saunton
Rocks at north end beneath Saunton Down
Broad bodied, so presumably echinata, on Corallina under microscope, 2 carrying eggs Achelia echinata
1 2011-01-09 Downend, Croyde
low water rock pools between wave eroded rock folds north of Downend headland
<3mm on Gigartina acicularis ( I think), spotted under microscope, poor photo available Haliclystus auricula
20 plus 22/01/2011 Downend, Croyde
gullies parallel to shore low shore, rocky platform
on shady vertical surfaces parallel to shore, in groups alongside egg strings Goniodoris nodosa
3 22/01/2011 Downend, Croyde
gullies parallel to shore low shore, rocky platform
under 3 cms, in algae Aplysia punctata
5 22/01/2011 Downend, Croyde
gullies parallel to shore low shore, rocky platform
2 pairs, 3 individuals in rocky crevices low shore Archidoris pseudoargus
1 19/02/2011 Downend Croyde
Low shore gullies off NW SE fault line across shore platform
Diff to distinguish M. tenuirsotris, image available, in weed low shore Macropodia deflexa
abundant 19/02/2011 Downend Croyde
Low shore gullies off NW SE fault line across shore platform
Feeding on walls of gullies low shore Trivia arctica
11 19/02/2011 Downend Croyde
Low shore gullies off NW SE fault line across shore platform
Mainly in pairs, egglaying lower shore, under ledges etc rock boulders, gullies Archidoris pseudoargus
abundant 19/02/2011 Downend Croyde
Low shore gullies off NW SE fault line across shore platform
up to a dozen or so egg laying on most vertical surfaces parallel to sea low shore Goniodoris nodosa
1 19/02/2011 Downend Croyde
Low shore gullies off NW SE fault line across shore platform
Tube only, pinched end, in small rocky recess/crack, low shore Bispira volutacornis
1 19/02/2011 Downend Croyde
Low shore gullies off NW SE fault line across shore platform
2lb + caught by one of 3 gaffers working Downwnd, his first and best of year Homarus gammarus
numerous 19/02/2011 Downend Croyde
Low shore gullies off NW SE fault line across shore platform
Small colonies scattered on wet low shore rocks Dysidea fragilis
Abundant 19/02/2011 Downend Croyde
Low shore gullies off NW SE fault line across shore platform
As always good crusting of Sabellaria Sabellaria alveolata
1 19/02/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Low shore rocks & gullies adjacent nearly parallel to sea, leading into kelp strewn with flat stones/boulders
in weeds lower shore Asterina gibbosa
3 19/02/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Low shore rocks & gullies adjacent nearly parallel to sea, leading into kelp strewn with flat stones/boulders
Under flat stones lowest shore, 1 about 8 cms, 2 about 1 cm Pawsonia saxicola
1 19/02/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Low shore rocks & gullies adjacent nearly parallel to sea, leading into kelp strewn with flat stones/boulders
Under stone, in gulley Diodora graeca
8 19/02/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Low shore rocks & gullies adjacent nearly parallel to sea, leading into kelp strewn with flat stones/boulders
on vertical wall of lowest shore gulley, facing sea, small closed anemones - my first sighting at Lee - probably others, tide coming in Caryophyllia smithii
2 19/02/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Low shore rocks & gullies adjacent nearly parallel to sea, leading into kelp strewn with flat stones/boulders
Barnacles on 2 Caryophyllia Megatrema anglicum
1 19/02/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Low shore rocks & gullies adjacent nearly parallel to sea, leading into kelp strewn with flat stones/boulders
Jnder stone low shore Aeolidia papillosa
3 19/02/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Low shore rocks & gullies adjacent nearly parallel to sea, leading into kelp strewn with flat stones/boulders
Low shore, also abundant X pilipes Xantho hydrophilus
several clusters 19/02/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Low shore rocks & gullies adjacent nearly parallel to sea, leading into kelp strewn with flat stones/boulders
Starting to appear on low shore rocks Morchellium argus
7 19/02/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Low shore rocks & gullies adjacent nearly parallel to sea, leading into kelp strewn with flat stones/boulders
Feeding on steep rocks Trivia arctica
2 19/02/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Low shore rocks & gullies adjacent nearly parallel to sea, leading into kelp strewn with flat stones/boulders
Two very small colonies, one yellow, the other white, under stones Botryllus schlosseri
3 19/02/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Low shore rocks & gullies adjacent nearly parallel to sea, leading into kelp strewn with flat stones/boulders
Under stones/weed, not preg. Nerophis lumbriciformis
Abundant 19/02/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Low shore rocks & gullies adjacent nearly parallel to sea, leading into kelp strewn with flat stones/boulders
Under most large flat boulders Berthella plumula
1 19/02/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Low shore rocks & gullies adjacent nearly parallel to sea, leading into kelp strewn with flat stones/boulders
Larger than usually seen wrapped in kelp frond under stone Psammechinus miliaris
abundant 19/02/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Low shore rocks & gullies adjacent nearly parallel to sea, leading into kelp strewn with flat stones/boulders
colonies scattered on sheltered low shore rocks Dysidea fragilis
1 19/02/2011 Lee Ilfracombe
as before, low shore gullies
in mussel shell, wet sand between rocks, low shore Lineus longissimus
scattered widely 19/02/2011 Lee Ilfracombe
as before, low shore gullies
Individual tubes scattered across low shore rocks Sabellaria alveolata
1 19/02/2011 Lee Ilfracombe
as before, low shore gullies
On surface of weed in low shore gulley, image of this and below being sent with other ID queries Munida rugosa
1 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
Very lowest shore, in shallow pool under boulder, image sent, sorry for poor quality, last find of day. Alpheus glaber
1 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
< 2 ft, in crevice, low shore Conger conger
29 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
3 groups of about 8, on various steep surfaces, others scattered individuals, lowest shore Caryophyllia smithii
13 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
Same regiions as above Calliostoma zizyphinum
3 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
Under flat rocks in gullies low shore Berthella plumula
12 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
in small clusters, with weed & debris under stones, as above Dendrodoa grossularia
7 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
Under flat stones as above Galathea squamifera
20 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
several small scattered groups on steep surfaces low shore Goniodoris nodosa
1 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
low shore rock pool Gobius paganellus
7 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
retreating tide low shore, 7 caught in net chasing crab, various colours, red, green, transparent Hippolyte varians
1 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
Small lobster, under overhang low shore pool Homarus gammarus
2 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
On steep rock faces low shore Jorunna tomentosa
3 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
Under flat stones low shore Lepadogaster lepadogaster
abundant 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
still very short, hanging from rocks low shore crevices & overhangs Morchellium argus
5 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
Several under flat stones, 2 in rock crevices low shore Pawsonia saxicola
2 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
low shore rock pools.3 barbels, dorsal fin set in gutter Gaidropsarus mediterraneus
common 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
coverage increasing, present on many lowest shore rock fringes adjacent to sand Sabellaria alveolata
1 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
3.5 cm mound, orange covered with tubercles - minute sample taken, distinctive multi-rayed stellate form. Tethya aurantium
50 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
Feeding on low shore rocks, abundant, no T. monacha seen. Trivia arctica
abundant 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
under every stone Xantho pilipes
7 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
Huge black tipped claws, feisty. Xantho hydrophilus
several 18/05/2011 Downend, Croyde
Low shore on rocks either side of SW/NE gulley, on near vertical faces parallel to sea
Found under microscope, about 1-2 mm, feeding on bryozoans. Polycera quadrilineata
3 02/06/2011 Saunton
In rock pools & crevices at north end of Saunton Sands and the adjacent sand
Ranging from 4 - 10 cms long, stranded on sand near rocks, low shore, all alive, one only just. Aphrodita aculeata
1 27/09/2011 Downend, VCroyde
low shore rocks, crevices, pools etc
on overhang, low shore Archidoris pseudoargus
2 27/09/2011 Downend, VCroyde
low shore rocks, crevices, pools etc
one less thasn 1 cm, other 3 cmm diam, under stones Psammechinus miliaris
28 28/09/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Low shore gullies
3 main places, all low shore, on 2 vertical rock faces parallel to shore, and roof of alcove in rock Caryophyllia smithii
2 30/09/2011 Downend, Croyde
Usual gullies off fault line in wave cut rock platform
icm & 3 cms, under stones low shore Aeolidia papillosa
2 30/09/2011 Downend, Croyde
Usual gullies off fault line in wave cut rock platform
one mid, one low shore Archidoris pseudoargus
2 30/09/2011 Downend, Croyde
Usual gullies off fault line in wave cut rock platform
in weed fringing low shore rocks Macropodia tenuirostris
1 30/09/2011 Downend, Croyde
Usual gullies off fault line in wave cut rock platform
Under stone, low shore Nymphon gracile
50 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
Hanging from crevices in low shore rocks, from a few to 40 millimeters Morchellium argus
1 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
25mm on vertical side of gulley low shore Jorunna tomentosa
5 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
Under flat boulders, low shore Lepadogaster lepadogaster
2 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
Mid & low shore rock-pools Gobius paganellus
2 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
Notable for being so few in number Lipophrys pholis
2 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
One nearly 20 cms, other about 10cms Crenilabrus melops
7 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
On muddy "turf" amongst low shore rocks Calliostoma zizyphinum
few 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
a few small patches under boulders low shore Botryllus schlosseri
5 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
15 - 20 cms, under stones and weed, low shore shallow pools Ciliata mustela
2 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
30 - 40 cms, similar habitat to above Gaidropsarus mediterraneus
abundant 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
varying colours & sizes, beneath low shore boulders, also X. incisus Xantho pilipes
3 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
One large mid-way down kelp stipe, others about 10mm in L. saccarina dimples Patella pellucida
abundant 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
Under boulders low shore Ophiothrix fragilis
several 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
Vertical walls of gullies low shore Trivia arctica
about a dozen 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
a few amongst the Porcellana, amongst stones low shore Pisidia longicornis
1 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
under stone low shore pool Nerophis lumbriciformis
one patch 09/03/2012 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
low shore gulley with floor of flat boulders
300 x 150 cms on ledge/vertical gulley wall at 1m height Hemimycale columella
1 09/03/2012 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
low shore gulley with floor of flat boulders
same vertical wall, lower down, there last year Tethya aurantium
1 09/03/2012 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
low shore gulley with floor of flat boulders
in mud under boulder low shore Lineus longissimus
2 09/03/2012 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
low shore gulley with floor of flat boulders
Under flat boulders, one apparently eating Trivia arctica Pawsonia saxicola
7 09/03/2012 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
low shore gulley with floor of flat boulders
amongst debris/boulders along base gulley wall and under boulders Galathea squamifera
1 09/03/2012 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
low shore gulley with floor of flat boulders
Under flat boulder, Malteser size draped in weed etc Psammechinus miliaris
1 09/03/2012 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
low shore gulley with floor of flat boulders
Species not certain, ssmaller flatter valve unicoloured Chlamys varia
3 clusters 10/03/2012 Downend, Croyde
Diagonal cross-cutting rocky shore gulley and adjacent shore platform at low water
In crevices adjoining rock-pools & gully, one cluster with tentacles extended to feed Bispira volutacornis
numerous 10/03/2012 Downend, Croyde
Diagonal cross-cutting rocky shore gulley and adjacent shore platform at low water
scattered individuals and small clusters on steep sided rocks Dendrodoa grossularia
5 10/03/2012 Downend, Croyde
Diagonal cross-cutting rocky shore gulley and adjacent shore platform at low water
Feeding on encrusted steep sided rocks Trivia monacha
3 10/03/2012 Downend, Croyde
Diagonal cross-cutting rocky shore gulley and adjacent shore platform at low water
small cluster on gulley wall, but none in customary places yet Goniodoris nodosa
Abundant 10/03/2012 Downend, Croyde
Diagonal cross-cutting rocky shore gulley and adjacent shore platform at low water
Mostly scattered individulas, but one aggregation of a dozen plus on small seawrd promentory Ocenebra erinacea
1 10/03/2012 Downend, Croyde
Diagonal cross-cutting rocky shore gulley and adjacent shore platform at low water
Malteser size, with adherent material, on underside boulder Psammechinus miliaris
2 10/03/2012 Downend, Croyde
Diagonal cross-cutting rocky shore gulley and adjacent shore platform at low water
On Corallina tuft viewed under microscope Amphipholis squamata
1 10/03/2012 Downend, Croyde
Diagonal cross-cutting rocky shore gulley and adjacent shore platform at low water
Under sized, found by local gaffer, in adjoining gulley Homarus gammarus
2 11/03/2012 Saunton, N Devon
Rocks between base of Saunton Down & Saunton Sands
Low shore vertical rock face, at 1 m high. Seen together, no eggs there, some found elsewhere Archidoris pseudoargus
2 patches 11/03/2012 Saunton, N Devon
Rocks between base of Saunton Down & Saunton Sands
Small brown & larger blue patch, both underside of flat boulders Botryllus schlosseri
1 11/03/2012 Saunton, N Devon
Rocks between base of Saunton Down & Saunton Sands
Golf ball size, wedged into crack on vertical rock face, weed etc adhering Psammechinus miliaris
1 11/03/2012 Saunton, N Devon
Rocks between base of Saunton Down & Saunton Sands
Hand-span size, in shallow rock-pool Asterias rubens
2 11/03/2012 Saunton, N Devon
Rocks between base of Saunton Down & Saunton Sands
Towards base of rocks on encrusting turf of bryozoans etc. Photo being sent Diodora graeca
Abundant 11/03/2012 Saunton, N Devon
Rocks between base of Saunton Down & Saunton Sands
Mainly scattered small numbers,but some patches 20cms across Verruca stroemia
Abundant 11/03/2012 Saunton, N Devon
Rocks between base of Saunton Down & Saunton Sands
In shallow pools between eroded rock strata, also deeper pools - almost all closed Urticina felina
Abundant 11/03/2012 Saunton, N Devon
Rocks between base of Saunton Down & Saunton Sands
Some of the largest I've seen in N Devon Balanus perforatus