Recording Marine Life


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Nigel Mortimer's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
P 2004-09-07 Saltstone
West of Saltstone, Salcombe Estuary
Sabella pavonina
P 2004-09-07 Saltstone
West of Saltstone, Salcombe Estuary
Myxicola infundibulum
P 2004-09-07 Saltstone
West of Saltstone, Salcombe Estuary
Megalomma vesiculosum
P 2004-09-07 Saltstone
West of Saltstone, Salcombe Estuary
Styela clava
P 2004-09-07 Saltstone
West of Saltstone, Salcombe Estuary
Shifting through anoxic sediment Carcinus maenas
2 2004-09-07 Saltstone
West of Saltstone, Salcombe Estuary
Sepia officinalis
P 2004-09-07 Saltstone
West of Saltstone, Salcombe Estuary
Tucking into peacock worm. Put head down tube. Tubulanus annulatus
P 2005-04-07 Salcombe Harbour
Salcombe Harbour, north of Whitestrand Quay
30 metre square (approx) seen by harbour boatman in thick clay / mud Pholas dactylus
1 2005-04-09
Snapes Point - sheltered shore
Single coral seen, intertidal about 1m above CD Caryophyllia smithii
P 2005-04-09
Snapes Point - sheltered shore
Approximately 3 often found at site Pilumnus hirtellus
P 2005-04-09
Snapes Point - sheltered shore
Approximately 6 frequently found at this site - one berried Xantho hydrophilus
P 2005-04-09
Snapes Point - sheltered shore
Approximately 3 Cancer pagurus
2 2005-04-09
Snapes Point - sheltered shore
No further information Pisidia longicornis
C 2005-04-09
Snapes Point - sheltered shore
Common Galathea squamifera
P 2005-04-09
Snapes Point - sheltered shore
Very common Necora puber
P 2005-04-09
Snapes Point - sheltered shore
Approximately 3 with eggs Ocenebra erinacea
P 2005-04-09
Snapes Point - sheltered shore
Approximately 6, common at site Chlamys varia
one single 2005-10-16
Rock foreshore to east of North Sands beach
Carapace about 80mm across Xantho pilipes